FIRE SAFETY AND RISK REDUCTION IN DEAN PARK ESTATES

by Marsha Conley
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PLEASE review the important information on the link above.  It has suggestions for fire safety along with valuable links to videos and checklists for preventing wildfires and protecting your home and neighbourhood.

FIRE SAFETY AND WILDFIRE RISK REDUCTION AND EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS IN NORTH SAANICH –

Winter is a great time to evaluate the wildfire risk of your home and learn how to reduce that risk when fire season comes next summer!   Here is how to proceed:

  1. Request a FREE evaluation from the local experts.
    • Call North Saanich District and get a free assessment by local Fire officials.
    • Fire Hall Contact Information
      Non Emergency: Phone: 250-656-1931 (during regular work hours)
      Phone: 1-877-537-6725 (after regular work hours; ask for North Saanich Duty Officer)
      Email: firedepartment@northsaanich.ca
  2.  Make changes to reduce the wildfire risk to your property.
    • If you need help, professional landscapers and clean-up crews are less busy during winter and may be able to do the work you need at reasonable rates.

WILDFIRE PREVENTION AND RISK REDUCTION:

  • This document has additional information on Fire Safety in North Saanich.  Please review.

INFORMATION ON WOODBURNING STOVES AND FIREPLACES:

ARE YOU REGISTERED WITH THE DISTRICT OF NORTH SAANICH EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM?

To receive emergency notifications from the District of North Saanich in the event of emergencies and disasters, visit the District of North Saanich Emergency Services website at https://www.northsaanich.ca/EmergencyServices

LAST MINUTE CHECKLIST FOR PROTECTING YOUR HOME AND PROPERTY FROM WILDFIRE

  • Print this page out! Act on it now and keep it handy!

CONCERNED ABOUT BURNING AND RELATED FIRE SAFETY AND PREVENTION ISSUES IN DEAN PARK ESTATES?

Call the North Saanich Fire Hall at 250.656.1931 to seek assistance on non-emergency related queries about burning, and fire safety and prevention in North Saanich.



If you call after office hours (any time after 4:30 pm Mondays to Fridays or on Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays), you will be directed to call Saanich Fire Dispatch at 250.475.6111.



The above process aids North Saanich Fire Department staff or the after hours Duty Officer to respond immediately to your questions and concerns. For further information and to sign up for emergency alerts, visit the North Saanich Fire Department website at  www.northsaanichfire.ca

In the event of a structural or wild land fire in North Saanich, immediately call 9-1-1

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