FireSmart stories

Neighbourhoods and Communities

FireSmart in action

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A grassroots movement

At its core, FireSmart is a grassroots movement – one that’s goal is to save lives, livelihoods, neighbourhoods and communities against the impacts of wildfire. It depends on neighbourhoods and communities all across our province – and country – that are organizing initiatives to make their communities safer.

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services released two short, animated videos to spread awareness of FireSmart and wildfire safety. These videos show how wildfires ignite structures…

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BCAA and FESBC

In 2022, citizens in the Province of British Columbia will have more opportunity than ever to take the proactive steps to ‘FireSmart’ their properties thanks…

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Watch stories
of success

From individual testimonials, to success stories of communities and organizations, watch the results of FireSmart principles being put into practice.

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International Women’s Day
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Kyle Young’s FireSmart Story – BCWS Incident Commander
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FireSmart Building & Development: Whistler

From the FireSmart BC Magazine

Check out the latest and greatest success stories from the FireSmart BC Magazine

Nelson’s collaborative approach to wildfire risk reduction

Photo courtesy of Adrian Wagner Studio When it comes to mitigating the effects of wildfire, the Nelson area is proving to be a pioneer with…

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