The Regional District of Central Kootenay would like to invite residents to participate in a FREE FireSmart assessment of their property. The recommendations of the FireSmart assessment will help reduce the risk of wildfire near your home and nearby neighbourhood and provide a better opportunity to defend your home from a wildfire.
Guide to Open Burning & Fire Conditions
or call 1-888-336-7378
The provincial government sets burning restrictions through BC WILDFIRE SERVICE. Below are links providing current information.
Please remember, the BC government is taking a tougher stand to discourage behaviour that contributes to increased wildfire risks, to help protect communities, natural resources and infrastructure from wildfire damage.
There are now significantly increased ticket fines for 19 different violations under the Wildfire Act and for seven different violations under Wildfire Regulation.
The content on this page was last updated February 26 2021 at 3:12 PM