Campfire Ban effective Noon, Thursday, July 26th until further notice - View News Release
The Wilson's Landing community is a rural area within the unincorporated Central Okanagan West Electoral Area. The Fire Protection District extends north along Westside Road from Traders Cove to Shelter Cove. (Fire Protection Area Map)
There are approximately 175 homes/cottages with an estimated 500 residents during the summer. The community also includes a major destination resort, Lake Okanagan Resort as well as a church camp and Girl Guides camp.
The forest makeup throughout the area is mostly Ponderosa pine as well as Douglas fir.
Administration office – Station 42 – 2396 Westside Road North
Weekly Practice - Monday evening 6:30 - 9:00 pm (More Information)
Apparatus and Equipment
- Thanks to everyone who attended the special department Recruitment night on April 4th! Great support for future new members and in general for our fire department and firefighters!
Outdoor Open Burning
The outdoor burning season is regulated in the Central Okanagan East and Central Okanagan West Electoral Areas in part by the Regional Fire Prevention and Regulations Bylaw No. 1066 and the Smoke Control Bylaw No. 773. Member municipal governments have similar regulations, which empower local fire chiefs to determine the open burning season.
- Depending on the fire hazard, season normally runs October 1st to April 30th throughout the Central Okanagan.
- Only eligible property owners with a permit from their local fire authority will be allowed to burn after phoning the Open Burning Hotline 1-855-262-2876 which will tell them whether venting and air quality permit burning that day. On a day that burning is allowed, it's recommended burning begin later in the morning, as venting conditions are usually better after 10:00 am.
- Here are the active Burn Permits issued by the Regional District for property owners within the Ellison, Joe Rich, North Westside and Wilson's Landing Fire Protection areas (updated monthly during outdoor burning season)
Current Open Burning Status - Open Burning Season for 2017- 2018 Ends April 30th - View News Release
Residents with a valid permit are required to check the air quality conditions on the day that they want to burn. Conditions are updated daily at approximately 8:00 am. The conditions can also be accessed by calling 1-855-262-BURN (2876).