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Uncategorized August 30, 2016

Campfire Ban Lifted – August 30th 2016 – 12pm (Noon) PST

Effective Noon, Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 and Until Further Notice: The campfire ban in effect for the West Howe Sound Fire Protection District has been lifted. Open burning restrictions in the Town of Gibsons continues to be in effect under Town of Gibsons Fire Regulation Bylaw No. 660. By Order, Rob Michael, Fire Chief Gibsons

Uncategorized May 14, 2016

Be Fire Smart This Season!

With dry conditions coming early this year,  homeowners may want to be extra diligent in making sure their homes and properties are prepped to reduce the possible impact of potential wildfires.   Here is a link to the BC FireSmart manual with tips for things you can do to make your home safer from wildfires:

Uncategorized April 8, 2016

Be a good neighbour with fire pit compliance!

As our backyard/green waste burning window is closing in the SCRD, we wanted to pass along some tips on how to be a good neighbour and be compliant with your back yard wood fire pits.  Here are some basic rules to follow to minimize the risk of a nuisance complaint, and be a good neighbour in

Uncategorized October 26, 2015

We are recruiting again!

Due to the retirement of a number of our members recently, we are looking to take a new recruit class in starting January 2016!   If you, or anyone you know would be interested in a dynamic, fast paced and challenging volunteer opportunity as a volunteer firefighter,  we’d love to have you apply! Click here

Uncategorized August 31, 2015

Campfire Ban Lifted – August 31st 2015

From the Office of the Fire Chief: Effective Noon, Monday, August 31st, 2015: The campfire ban is lifted for areas within the Gibsons & District Fire Protection boundaries. All fires must comply with SCRD Bylaw #631 and Town of Gibsons Fire Regulation Bylaw #660 remains in effect with restrictions on all open burning.