To help conduct your open burn safely, please follow the tips
in the factsheet below and visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status .
Before doing any open burning, you must obtain a burn registration number (available at no charge by calling 1 888 797-1717). You must also check current weather conditions and the venting index to ensure that it’s
safe to burn in your area. The venting index is a measure of the atmosphere’s ability to disperse airborne pollutants, such as smoke from a fire.
IMPORTANT: It is the responsibility of the individual
conducting an open burn to ensure that it’s done in a safe.