BC Wildfire Service





Abby Police Cracking Down – Fines For Cigarette Tossers

Abbotsford – Over 140 wildfires are currently burning in British Columbia, yet people continue to throw their cigarette butts out their windows even as we face tinder-dry conditions. Earlier today, a patrol officer observed a lit cigarette butt being thrown…



Use Caution With Outdoor Burning

Victoria/Fraser Valley – The BC Wildfire Service wants you to exercise caution with any outdoor burning. The current weather forecast is calling for increased winds starting today, through tomorrow in the Fraser Valley, Vanderhoof, Fort St. James, Prince George, Mackenzie…


Ryder Lake Forest Fire Contained

Chilliwack – 10 PM SATURDAY UPDATE – The fire is now 95% contained. BC Wildfire Service and the Chilliwack Fire Department will continue working together in a unified effort. Roads and back country access will remained closed to the public…


Burns Bog Fire Monday Evening Update

Delta  – MONDAY 8 PM UPDATE – Delta Mayor Lois Jackson updated the fire situation– and its good news. The Burns Bog fire is now 50% contained and all evacuations orders will be lifted this evening at 8PM. Helicopters will…


ATV Riders Driving Too Close To Wood Lake/Harrison Lake Fire

Harrison Hot Springs (CTV/Global) – There are better places to ride ATVs and dirt bikes than the restricted areas around B.C. wildfires. That’s the message from firefighters after catching numerous scofflaws venturing into dangerous territory near the 1,325-hectare Wood Lake…