Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service
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Smokey Skies Over Abbotsford
AIR QUALITY ADVISORY IN EFFECT
Metro Vancouver has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter due to wildfire smoke from fires burning throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Sumas Mountain Closure 2017
SUMAS MOUNTAIN TRAILS CLOSURE
Metro Vancouver and FVRD have closed the trails in Sumas Mountain Interregional Park effective Friday, August 10, 2018 due to fire concerns.

Warm Weather Safety Tips
WARM WEATHER ALERTS AND SAFETY TIPS
View current updates and alerts, and be prepared by following the top 6 safety tips for staying cool in the summer sun and high heat.

Check Before You Burn
BURNING BAN NOW IN EFFECT 
The open air burning ban is now in effect - June 1 to September 30

Water Restriction Stage One
STAGE ONE WATER RESTRICTIONS ARE NOW IN EFFECT
Lawn sprinkling is permitted twice a week in the morning only. All hoses must be equipped with a spring-loaded shut off device.

City Hall Back
City Council gave approval this afternoon for the hiring of 6 full-time firefighters and 4 full-time planning staff to improve services to the community. 

Auxiliary Firefighers
APPLY TO BE AN AUXILIARY FIREFIGHTER
Abbotsford Fire Rescue Services is currently recruiting auxiliary firefighters.

Think Before You Toss
THINK BEFORE YOU TOSS
Abbotsford Police, Fire Rescue and Bylaw Services are asking smokers to “Think before they Toss” their cigarette butts this summer.

Check Before You Burn
CHECK BEFORE YOU BURN 
Open air burning is only permitted in rural areas and is never permitted in the Urban Area at anytime of the year!

Wildfire Firesmart
WILDFIRE PREVENTION 
Help reduce the risk of wildfire near your home and neighbourhood. 

AFRS Engine 1
FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION
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