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Posted on: August 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Fire Danger Update For Maple Ridge

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With recent changes in weather patterns The Maple Ridge Fire Department has reduced the forest fire danger rating to MODERATE for our community.  As a result, the Fire Department is lifting the second stage of the fire ban.  This means that the following restrictions have been lifted:

  1. No Smoking in City Parks;
  2. No briquette BBQ’s, including hibachis, in City Parks;
  3. Industrial activities listed in schedule 1 of the Forest Fire Prevention and Suppression Regulation are restricted as per schedule 5 of the regulation.  Refer to these schedules for your reference.

 

The first stage of the fire ban remains in effect until further notice.  As a reminder, those restrictions include:

  • All permitted fires in the “Maple Ridge Outdoor Burning Regulation Bylaw No. 5535-1997”;
  • All permitted fireworks in the Maple Ridge Fire Works Bylaw No. 6279-2004;
  • Any pyrotechnic events;
  • Tiki Torches on public lands;
  • Outdoor stoves that burn woody debris and permitted fireplaces; and,
  • Sky lanterns, on public lands.

 

Thank you for your continued cooperation and support to keep our community safe from wildfires.

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