RDN News Release - Fire Ban and New Fire Service Areas Interactive Map

Effective June 8, 2023, at noon, all open burning is banned throughout the Coastal Fire Centre, which includes the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN). The ban applies to open fires of any size, campfires, fireworks, sky lanterns, tiki torches, burn barrels and cages, binary exploding targets and chimineas (outdoor stoves that use wood as a fuel source). These bans apply to all public and private land and is in place until Tuesday, October 31, 2023, or until the order is rescinded by BC Wildfire Service.

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