Public Services

Fire Prevention Week 2023

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue will be hosting an open house for Fire Prevention Week on October 14th at our downtown firehall location. Special events being held that day and their times are included in the poster. There will be many stations from many different organizations happening throughout the day for both kids and adults. And did we mention there will be a BBQ! Come on down and enjoy!

The theme for Fire Prevention Week this year is “Cooking safety starts with YOU.”

Campfire Ban Rescinded Sept. 1st at Noon

Effective at 1200 noon on Friday Sept 1st 2023 Category 1 campfires will again be allowed in the Southeast Fire Centre.

Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibition remains in effect. Activities also prohibited throughout the fire centre:

  • the use of sky lanterns.
  • the use of fireworks.
  • the use of air curtain burners.
  • the use of burn barrels and burn cages.
  • the use of binary exploding targets.

For more information visit BC Wildfires website at: Southeast Fire Centre bans and restrictions – Province of British Columbia (