A TOTAL FIRE BAN IS IN PLACE AS OF NOON ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2022
The fire ban applies to all recreational fires, including campfires, backyard and beach fires anywhere within the City. Open burning and the use of items such as fireworks, sky lanterns, torches, and burning barrels are also prohibited. The use of CSA or ULC-rated campfire apparatus and cooking stoves that use liquid or gaseous fuel are allowed at this time.
A recreational fire means the burning of wood for recreational purposes in a permanent outdoor fireplace, barbecue or fire pit not larger than 60 centimeters (24 inches) in diameter that is designed and constructed to confine the fire and is suitable for such a purpose, or within a fully enclosed burner or similar device. Recreational fires shall include fires used for the purposes of cooking food and the provision of heat.
See the additional resources below for more information.
Always check local and Provincial fire restrictions before lighting any fire. For Provincial fire bans and restrictions, information on campfires, and open burning in BC, visit:
For more information on Open Burning in the City of Campbell River, visit Open Burning Permits.