The fire danger rating has been raised to ‘Extreme’ for the District of Sooke.
“Extreme Fire Danger” is defined as – extremely dry forest fuels and the fire risk is very serious. New fires will start easily, spread rapidly, and challenge fire suppression efforts.
All open air burning including campfires, backyard waste and beach fires continue to be prohibited.
- Rubbish fire behind Shoppers quickly extinguished
- VIDEO: CTV News update on the July 12 fire along Sooke Rd
- PHOTOS: Metchosin Chief Dunlop shares Sooke Rd fire photos
- Fast-moving brush fire on Sooke Rd near Kangaroo fully contained
- Sooke fire attends a bush fire behind Evergreen Mall
- Mt. Manual Quimper fire day 2: Partially contained, and still burning (photos)
- Brush fire in Harbourview area, Saseenos
- Late afternoon fire quickly quelled
- Sooke Fire attends another fire near Wadams Way and Otter Point
- Reminder from Sooke Fire: Open burning ends May 31
- Burning regulations in Sooke (Opening burning allowed from Oct 1 to May 31, but please refer to these regulations for specific details)
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To report a wildfire, please call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on a cellphone. Local non-emergency numbers (in case of emergency, please phone 9-1-1):
- Sooke Fire Department: 250-642-5422
- Otter Point Fire Department: 250-642-6211
- Shirley Fire Department: 250-646-2107
- Port Renfrew Fire Department 250-647-0101
- East Sooke Fire Department: 250-642-4411