Wildfire Contact Channels
Report a Wildfire
Immediately call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free, or *5555 on a cell phone to report wildfires, smoke columns and violations of wildfire regulations in British Columbia.
Call 1 888 336-7378 (3FOREST) for up-to-date information on:
- Fire danger ratings
- Regional fire prohibitions
- Wildfire activity
Burn Registration Line
Anyone conducting a Category 3 open burn must have a burn registration number. Call the burn registration line 1 888 797-1717 to register your burn.
Comments and Questions
Your feedback is important to the BC Wildfire Service. Email us your comments, questions or concerns and they will be addressed as quickly as possible.
News organizations looking to report on B.C.'s wildfire situation can contact the BC Wildfire Service information team.
Provincial and regional information officers are available by email or phone to:
- arrange and conduct interviews
- provide backgrounders, photos and B-roll
- arrange access to fire sites
Please contact the fire centre nearest you for information about the BC Wildfire Service.
- Cariboo Fire Centre (Williams Lake)
- Coastal Fire Centre (Parksville)
- Kamloops Fire Centre (Kamloops)
- Northwest Fire Centre (Smithers)
- Prince George Fire Centre (Prince George)
- Southeast Fire Centre (Castlegar)