The fire rating in Colwood has been upgraded to MODERATE.
The forecast for the next week is for dry weather with warmer temperatures which will continue to increase the drying trend.
A MODERATE rating indicates there is some potential for wildfire and extra caution should be taken.
Residents ARE permitted to use approved outdoor burning appliances, as per the City of Colwood Bylaw #931, when the fire rating is at low or moderate. The fire department will continue to monitor the BC Wildland and CRD fire ratings and provide updates as conditions change.
Beach Fires not allowed
Also please remember that beach fires are prohibited at all times in Colwood. Read more about beach fires.
If you require further information or clarification, please contact the Colwood Fire Department at 250-478-8321.
The BC Wildfire Service has also announced an campfire band within the Coastal Fire Centre. Find more information on the provincial Wildfire Website.