Restricted Activity: TEMPORARY FIRE BAN

Issued: August 03, 2022

Ends: September 19, 2022

THE STARTING OR MAINTAINING OF FIRES IN PACIFIC RIM NATIONAL PARK RESERVE, INCLUDING THE WEST COAST TRAIL, LONG BEACH UNIT, BROKEN GROUP ISLANDS AND GREENPOINT CAMPGROUND IS TEMPORARILY PROHIBITED BY ORDER OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PACIFIC RIM NATIONAL PARK RESERVE.


The prohibition includes campfires, charcoal briquettes, tiki torches, candles and any open flames. Gas or propane stoves and barbeques, that are specifically designed for cooking food, and CSA / ULC certified portable campfire apparatuses with a flame less than 15cm, are the only appliances exempt from the fire ban. This temporary ban has been put in place due to elevated fire danger. This notice is in effect from 12:00pm on Thursday, August 4, 2022 until further notice. 

Reason:
To ensure public safety and the protection of natural resources.

Authority:
PURSUANT TO SECTION 3(1) (c) OF THE NATIONAL PARKS FIRE PROTECTION REGULATIONS

 

Jed Cochrane, Acting Superintendent

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve of Canada

2022-08-03