Fire Bulletins in the MFPD

Welcome to the Fire Bulletin page for Mountain Fire Protection District. The following are publications from the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource and the Coastal Fire Centre. Click any title to read the full document. 

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Effective at 12 noon on August 17, 2016, campfires will be prohibited in all areas of the Coastal Fire Centre with the exception of Haida Gwaii and the area known as the ‘Fog Zone’. The Coastal Fire Centre is implementing this prohibition due to increased…
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Most streams and rivers on Vancouver Island are currently experiencing very low flows similar to this time last year. With weather conditions expected to remain dry in the coming week after some initial shortlived precipitation...
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Effective at noon on Friday, May 13, 2016, Category 2 open fires will be prohibited in most areas of the Coastal Fire Centre͛s jurisdiction to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety...
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Three primary factors influence wildfire behaviour: fuel, weather and topography. Basically, fuel is anything that can burn. In the context of wildfires it refers to all plant material in a forest or on grassland, both above and below ground...
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With about 70% of the wildfires in the Coastal Fire Centre last year caused by humans, we are once again urging everyone to adhere to any open burning prohibitions and use extreme caution wherever open fires are allowed...
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Can you name the three elements of the “fire triangle”? How about the three factors that determine how fuels burn? Take the Wildfire Quiz to learn more about how fires start and how to be fire smart...
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