Extreme fire danger

Sean wrote me this this morning:

Can you please post the restriction for fires and the burning paper in wood stoves for me? The min of rain we had is going to get people to let their guard down. Very important to remind people that it is very dry out there and the risk of fires still remains in effect.

A reminder for every one regarding Extreme Fire Danger status

from Fire Marshall Sean McCooey:

A TOTAL FIRE BAN is in effect for Lasqueti Island. Campfires and beach fires are prohibited. There is no open burning allowed. No fires of any kind. Please do not use your wood stove during this closure. BBQ’s are still permitted. Do not smoke in or near the forest. This ban is in effect to help prevent human caused fires.


The fire danger class is EXTREME and has been for three (3) consecutive days. Workers must cease all high risk activities in forest and grasslands. This SHUTDOWN will remain in effect until the fire danger class falls below EXTREME for 3 or more days or falls below HIGH.


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