ALL Open Burning Prohibited as of May 31 at 6:00 pm

This includes back yard, incinerator, land clearing (Class A Permits) and debris burning of any kind.

Small Campfires/cooking fires are still permitted (will be closed soon).  Campfires shall be no larger than 2' x 2' and fully extinguished by midnight.

Please note the following:

  • Beach Fire are no longer permitted at ANY beach within the District of Metchosin
  • Incinerators, Open Yard Burning and Land Clearing burns are prohibited until October 1, 2019.
  • Propane fire pits, briquettes and gas BBQ's are still allowed at this time.

For further information, please contact:

Stephanie Dunlop
Fire Chief/Emergency Program Coordinator
Metchosin Fire Department
Cell: 250-883-4472
Work:  250-478-1307


Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 12:00pm