The City of Delta raised its fire hazard rating to “high” Friday.
Residents are reminded that residential backyard fires, campfires and open cooking fires (except in approved briquette and propane barbecues) remain banned year-round in all areas of Delta, and smoking is prohibited in all Delta parks and open spaces.
Deltans are also urged to use caution when smoking and to make sure cigarettes and matches are fully extinguished before disposing of them in a metal or glass receptacle.
Any unauthorized activity that poses a risk of fire should be reported to the Delta Police Department’s 24/7 non-emergency line at 604-946-4411.
To report any fires, call 911.