Sooke’s Fire Chief Steven Sorensen tweeted that the Fire Danger Level in Sooke remains on High.
despite the bit of rain the fire danger level remains High in #sooke with 1 area of Extreme in CRD watershed no open burning permitted!
— Steven Sorensen (@FireChiefSooke) May 27, 2016
The one area that has an extreme rating is in the North Basin area of Sooke Lake. Those ratings are available on the CRD Fire Weather Conditions webpage (Last updated May 27, 2016, 12:00:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)), where the North Basin area is ranked as a “5”, meaning EXTREME. The map below is also available through that link.