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FireSmart Home Ignition Zone Assessment

Watch Larry Watkinson (Fire Chief of Penticton) give a Home Ignition Zone Assessment for a homeowner in Penticton, BC. Home assessments are a great opportunity to identify where FireSmart practices can be applied on the home.

Wildfire Mitigation For The Farm And Ranch

Producers face unique challenges from wildfire. Use the Farm/Ranch Wildfire Plan guide and workbook to develop a preparedness plan that’s customized for your specific operational needs.

Creating Your Operations Map

An operations map helps producers make quick decisions and take action in the face of a wildfire threat. For farms and ranches, an operations map is a key part of having a wildfire plan.

Farm/Ranch Wildfire Preparedness — An Introduction

Producers face unique challenges from wildfire. Use the Farm/Ranch Wildfire Plan guide and workbook to develop a preparedness plan that’s customized for your specific operational needs.

FireSmart Home Ignition Zone

Post-fire studies, experiments and models have shown that homes ignite due to the condition of the home itself and everything around it, up to 100 metres from the foundation.

IBHS Research Center Ember Storm Test Highlights

Courtesy of disastersafety.org, this video shows highlights from the Insurance Institute for Business Home and Safety (IBHS) ember storm test.

The Role and Impact of a FireSmart Coordinator

Meet Krista Minar and learn about her role as a FireSmart Coordinator for the city of Merritt.

Legislation & Planning

Wildfire prevention is a community effort. It starts with proven FireSmart practices for land-planning and building legislation that focuses on fire safety.