FireSmart BC Research

WUI case-study research project

Our research currently being conducted over wildfire season aims to deliver:

  • A better understanding of the factors leading to ignition and loss of homes and other structures
  • A framework for post-fire examinations
  • An improved foundation for enhanced FireSmart guidelines and FireSmart communications with the public
  • Better informed policy, legislation and development initiatives regarding FireSmart
  • A stronger foundation for future wildfire resiliency initiatives
Case study guidanceData Collection Framework