Barbecue ban is lifted. Fire danger rating at low.

Sep 21, 2017

With cooler weather and some recent rain, the three North Shore Fire Chiefs are lifting the barbecue ban in North Shore parks and beaches.

Barbecues are now permitted, including briquette and gas-fuelled ones. 

Despite the lifting of the ban, all three North Shore Fire Chiefs are asking the public to continue to be vigilant when out enjoying parks and trails, and report any sign of smoke or fire by calling 911 immediately.

Prohibited all year round

The following are never allowed in West Vancouver due to the risk of spreading a fire:

  • open fires in parks or beaches
  • outdoor pizza ovens
  • outdoor wood-burning fireplaces
  • fire bowls
  • fire pits
  • chimineas

Discard cigarettes responsibly

Smokers are reminded to dispose of cigarette butts responsibly; they are one of the biggest risks for wildfire, particularly when tossed from vehicles.

Please call 604-543-6700 to report any unsafe fire activities that you witness.

Fire Danger Rating

The current fire danger rating is at low.

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North Shore Emergency Management

Current Fire Danger Rating

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