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.

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Wildfire Information

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.

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Media Information

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
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General Inquiries

Please contact the fire centre nearest you for information about the BC Wildfire Service.

If it is long distance, call Service BC and they will put your call through free of charge.

Fire Centres:


A map of B.C.'s regional fire centre boundaries.