Newspaper article The Canadian Press

BC Ferries Announcements Warn Travellers of Fire Risk on Gulf Islands

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

BC Ferries Announcements Warn Travellers of Fire Risk on Gulf Islands

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B.C. fire danger stressed in ferry announcements

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VANCOUVER - BC Ferries is doing its part to keep southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands safe and green as dry conditions raise the wildfire risk across the region.

Public service announcements are being broadcast on ferries to the southern Gulf Islands, urging travellers to practice wildfire safety and water conservation.

The messages ask travellers and Island residents to conserve water and use caution with cigarette butts, barbecues and all other heat producing items.

Questions are referred to local authorities on each island for specific details about fire bans or regulations.

The BC Wildfire Service currently lists the fire danger as high on Salt Spring, Galiano, Mayne, Saturna and North and South Pender islands. …

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