Fire Danger Rating

Current Fire Danger Rating 

The current fire danger rating is Low. The Fire Chief updates the Alerts and Advisories page and the Fire Danger Rating notice board in Snug Cove as conditions change.

Restrictions based on fire danger level

*with valid burn permit
**determined on a case-by-case basis by the Fire Chief

What Does the Fire Danger Rating Mean?

Low: Fires may start easily and spread quickly but there will be minimal involvement of deeper fuel layers or larger fuels.

Moderate: Forest fuels are drying and there is an increased risk of surface fires starting. Carry out any forest activities with caution.

High: Forest fuels are very dry and the fire risk is serious. New fires may start easily, burn vigorously, and challenge fire suppression efforts. Extreme caution must be used in any forest activities. Open burning and industrial activities may be restricted.

Extreme: Extremely dry forest fuels and the fire risk is very serious. New fires will start easily, spread rapidly, and challenge fire suppression efforts. General forest activities may be restricted, including open burning, industrial activities and campfires.


Bowen Island Fire Rescue
788 Grafton Road
981 Artisan Lane (Mailing Address)
Bowen Island, BC  V0N 1G2
Tel: 604-947-9324 (non-emergency)

Last Updated on 2020-11-23 at 5:52 PM