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…


Wood Lake/Harrison Fire Doubles in Size To 1325 Hectares

Hope/Harrison — The wildfire 20 kilometres north of the community of Harrison Hot Springs and near Harrison Lake is now estimated at 1325 hectares. The larger estimated size of this fire is due to increased visibility Thursday which permitted more…


Wood Lake/Harrison Lake Fire Now 650 Hectares

Harrison Lake/Hope –  7:30 PM Wednesday Update –  From BC Wildfire.ca. –  Wildfire Service crews continue to fight a fire approximately 20 kilometres north of the community of Harrison Hot Springs near Harrison Lake. This wildfire has grown significantly since…