The region’s fire danger rating has taken a jump, going from moderate to high.

That from Coastal Fire Centre spokesperson Marg Drysdale.

Drysdale says that high danger rating includes the Comox Valley, Campbell River and Powell River area, although the Port Hardy area sits at moderate.

Drysdale says fortunately no major forest fires are reported in our region…

Drysdale says crews continue to make progress on various wildfires in the province.