News & Events for Fire Safety

Low Fire Danger Rating

Our local Fire Danger Rating is now at low. After this weekend it looks like the weather will clear up and warm up a bit, so please continue to be safe and fire smart.

Open burning prohibition rescinded

The Coastal Fire Center has rescinded the open burning prohibition effective at noon Friday, September 25th. This means that campfires, category 2 fires and category three fires (with permit) are all allowed.

Moderate Fire Danger Rating

Our local fire danger rating has been lowered to moderate, effective Tuesday September 15th. The 1:00pm shutdown of high risk activities will be rescinded starting Thursday September 17th. When at a moderate fire danger rating, and after the 1:00 shutdown has been rescinded, a one hour fire watch is required after completing high risk activities.

High Fire Danger Rating

Our local fire danger rating has been raised to HIGH. Starting Saturday, September 12th, a 1:00pm shutdown and two hour fire watch will be required for all high risk activities. 

Moderate Fire Danger Rating

With the recent downpour our fire danger rating has been lowered to moderate. Morning shift (1:00pm shutdown of high risk activities) will continue until at least Saturday. If we remain at moderate until Saturday, early shift will be rescinded. 

I will keep the email list and Fire Safety page updated.

Be safe and fire smart.

Fire Warden Ben

High Fire Danger Rating

Our fire danger rating has been raised to high. Starting Saturday, August 15th, a 1:00pm shutdown of high risk activities followed by a two hour fire watch will be required.

Fire Warden Ben

Moderate Fire Danger

With the recent rain our fire danger rating has been downgraded to moderate as of Thursday, August 6th. Morning shift (1pm shutdown of high risk activities followed by a two hour fire watch) will continue until we are at moderate for 2 consecutive days. It is likely that this will be the case, according to the weather forecast.

Reminder: High Risk Activity Shutdown At 1:00 Tuesday

Reminder to all that due to our high fire hazard level, all high fire risk activities must be stopped at 1:00pm, starting Tuesday July 28th. A 2 hour fire watch is required after completing your high risk activities.

Be safe and fire smart.

Fire Warden Ben

High Fire Danger Rating

Our local fire danger rating has been increased to HIGH. As of Tuesday, July 28th, high risk activity restrictions will be in place. This means that the shutdown time for all high risk activities is 1:00pm from Tuesday on, followed by a two hour fire watch.

In the Wildfire Regulation, high risk activities mean each of the following: 

Burn Ban

Reminder to all that Category 2 and 3 fires are now prohibited.