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New UBFR site is now live!

Our new Union Bay Fire Rescue site, https://unionbayfirerescue.ca, is now live as a preview.  The site will be officially active on July 1st. Email addresses have been moved over from our UBID site so that subscribers will still receive post notifications when we make...

Open Burning Ban as of noon Wednesday, June 23rd

Open Burning Ban Message – As of noon on Wednesday, June 23, 2021: Open fires will be prohibited within the Fire Service Protection Area of Union BayCampfires will still be allowed. For reference, a campfire is a half meter (18 inches) by half meter (18 inches)...

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Open Burning Ban in effect. This includes campfires, and as of July 13, 2021 @ 12:00pm will also include High Risk Activities.

In accordance with the BC Wildfire Act, the CVRD Fire departments have enacted their high risk activities bylaw. This ban applies to all Fire Protection areas within the Comox Valley (City of Courtenay, Town of Comox, and Village of Cumberland not included). In support of this ban, the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) will be following the Provincial regulations and starting noon on Tuesday, July 13 there will be a high risk activities fire ban in place.

https://www.comoxvalleyrd.ca/connect/news/high-risk-activities-fire-ban-effect-comox-valley

MISSION STATEMENT:

The Union Bay Fire Rescue is committed to providing professional, efficient and effective services to all residents and visitors of Union Bay. Our mission will be accomplished through training, education and fire prevention. When called upon; we will….

  • Provide a rapid and professional response to a emergency
  • Attempt to minimize loss of life and property from fire, or disaster
  • Show compassion for those involved
  • Be committed to protection of the environment

    What's New:

    New UBFR site is now live!

    Our new Union Bay Fire Rescue site, https://unionbayfirerescue.ca, is now live as a preview.  The site will be officially active on July 1st. Email addresses have been moved over from our UBID site so that subscribers will still receive post notifications when we make...

    Open Burning Ban as of noon Wednesday, June 23rd

    Open Burning Ban Message – As of noon on Wednesday, June 23, 2021: Open fires will be prohibited within the Fire Service Protection Area of Union BayCampfires will still be allowed. For reference, a campfire is a half meter (18 inches) by half meter (18 inches)...

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    Open Burning

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    Can I burn?

    1. Ensure that there are no Local or Provincial Fire Bans or Restrictions
    Local Fire Bans or Restrictions Issued by the Fire Department:

    Chief Message: Open Burning Ban including campfires and High Risk Activities now in place.

    https://www.comoxvalleyrd.ca
    /connect/news/high-risk-activities-fire-ban-effect-comox-valley

    2.  Ensure that the venting conditions will allow for burning in the area
    3.  Use burning safety precautions

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    Contact Info

    Chief:
    Ian W Ham  CD

    Assistant Chief Training:
    D'Arcy Rainey

    Assistant Chief Operations:
    Sandy Pridmore

    5471 S. Island Hwy
    PO Box 70
    Union Bay, BC V0R 3B0

    For all emergencies
    dial 911

    For Non-Emergencies
    Phone: (250) 335-2345

    Email: firechief@unionbayfirerescue.ca 

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