Open Fire Regulations
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|Campfires||Any fire smaller than 0.5 meters high by 0.5 meters wide|
|Category 2 Fires||1 to 2 concurrently burning piles no larger than 2 meters high by 3 meters wide|
|Stubble or grass burning over an area less than 0.2 hectares|
|Category 3 Fires||Any fire larger than 2 meters high by 3 meters wide|
|3 or more concurrently burning piles no larger than 2 meters high by 3 meters wide|
|1 or more burning windows|
|Stubble or grass burning over an area greater than 0.2 hectares|
The Wildfire Act applies on both public (Crown) and private land throughout B.C.
Please report wildfires by calling *5555 or 1 800 663-5555
Anyone found in contravention of an open fire prohibition may be fined up to $345. If your fire escapes and results in a wildfire, you may be fined anywhere from $100000 to $1 million and be sentenced to one year in prison.