Fire Danger Information

Camp Fire Status in the Lake Cowichan Fire Department Protection Area - CAMP FIRES ALLOWED

There are currently no campfire restrictions for the Coastal Fire Centre/Lake Cowichan Fire Department Protection Area, see bylaws for more information.

Forest Use Status in the Lake Cowichan Fire Department Protection Area - NO RESTRICTIONS

There are currently no forest use restrictions for the Coastal Fire Centre/Lake Cowichan Fire Department Protection Area, see bylaws for more information.

By-Law Information

As the Lake Cowichan Fire Department protects both The Town of Lake Cowichan and under contract for parts of area's E and F of the Cowichan Valley Regional District, bylaws differ from area to area. For the most up-to-date bylaw information please see the below bylaws that are in effect for your area:

Town of Lake Cowichan Burning Bylaw

Cowichan Valley Regional District Burning Bylaw

The Lake Cowichan Fire Department will only respond to fires where property and or life is in danger, for burning complaints direct your Calls to the Town or CVRD Bylaw enfocement departments.

Current Fire Danger Map

This Danger Class map is intended for general public information only. For regulated forest operations, the Danger Class value must be derived from weather data representative of the site on which operations are being conducted, this map is provided by the Ministry of Forest and Range.

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