Effective today at noon August 30, 2016, campfires will be allowed within the Gillies Bay Fire Protection District.
The existing Category 2 open burning ban remains in place.
The use of tiki torches, fireworks, firecrackers or sky lanterns are also prohibited.
These regulations stay in effect regardless of what is posted on the
WILDFIRE MANAGEMENT BRANCH WEB SITE
Texada Island does not usually experience the same conditions as Vancouver Island or the Mainland.
GILLIES BAY RESIDENTS
If you hear the fire siren.
Please shut off any open taps until the fire emergency has been rectified.