It's time to get FireSmart about wildfires in BC

Want to protect your home?

From cleaning your roof and gutter to moving firewood, there are surprisingly easy steps you can take to make your home FireSmart.

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So what is FireSmart?

Whether you’re a homeowner or a community leader, FireSmart is your go-to source when preparing for wildfire season.

From simple tips for homeowners looking to protect their property to tried-and-tested community programs led by local experts, everything you need to protect and prepare your home, neighbourhood, or municipality during wildfire season can be found right here.

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Introducing the FireSmart BC Landscaping Hub

This hub includes an extensive list of fire-resistant plants, tips on how to create a FireSmart landscape, and information on the FireSmart BC Plant Program.

Landscaping Hub

Is your neighbourhood FireSmart?

FireSmart Canada officially recognizes over 100 neighbourhoods across BC as being prepared for the threat of wildfire. Check if your community is on the list of “FireSmart Recognized Neighbourhoods”.

Recognized neighbourhoods

Have a question?

Get in touch with your Local FireSmart Representative (LFR).

With hundreds of LFR’s all over BC, they are your go-to local resource for advice, FireSmart home/neighbourhood assessments, and more!

Find FireSmart plants at a store near you

The FireSmart BC Plant Program is a simple, visual way to showcase which plants are considered more fire-resistant at the point of purchase. Find out more about the program, and check for participating stores near you.