The Pender Harbour Volunteer Fire Department provides Fire and Rescue Services on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. The Fire Protection District extends from Wood Bay in the south to the Pender Harbour Golf Course in the north and includes the communities of Garden Bay, Irvines Landing, Kleindale, Madeira Park, Francis Peninsula and Middlepoint. With two Fire Halls; Hall #1 - Madeira Park and Hall #2 - Garden Bay we provide 24/7 coverage for fires, motor vehicle incidents and medical assistance.
Current Fire Restrictions - Effective June 9, 2017, 12:00 Noon Until Further Notice
Within the boundaries of the Pender Harbour Fire Protection District
OPEN FIRES ARE PROHIBITED IN THE PENDER HARBOUR FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
Specifically, this prohibition applies to:
the burning of any material (piled or unpiled) smaller than two meters high and three meters wide
- the burning of stubble or grass fires over an area less than 2,000 square meters
- the use of fireworks, firecrackers, sky lanterns, burning barrels or burning cages of any size or description
- the use of binary exploding targets (e.g. for rifle target practice).
The prohibition does not apply to cooking stoves and portable campfires that are CSA-rated or ULC-rated, that use gas, propane, briquettes, liquid or gasoline fuel, as long as the height of the flame is less than 15 centimeters.
Current B.C. Venting Index
Downloadable Safety Tips