Burning restrictions to be removed for remaining areas of Vancouver Island

Burning restrictions to be removed for remaining areas of Vancouver Island

Burning restrictions to be removed for remaining areas of Vancouver Island NANAIMO — Campfires and other burning options will soon be permitted across Vancouver Island. The Coastal Fire Centre is set to remove the final seasonal fire restrictions across its jurisdiction at noon on Thursday, Sept. 16, allowing campfires, category two and three open fires across the entire Coastal Fire Centre, including Vancouver Island. Matt Bell, fire information officer, told NanaimoNewsNOW the return of seasonal temperatures helped lower the fire danger rating enough. “We do have some cooler temperatures and rainfall that’s not only happened but is likely to be coming as well, [we wanted to give the public] the opportunity to have a safe backyard burn or any fire smart related activities they might want to do on their …
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