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Factsheet: FireSmart Disciplines

FireSmart® comprises of seven disciplines: Education, Vegetation Management, Legislation and Planning, Development Considerations, Interagency Cooperation, Cross-training Emergency Planning. Together, these disciplines create a framework for how FireSmart addresses wildfire at the home, community and provincial levels.

FireSmart BC Information Sheet

The FireSmart BC Information Sheet was developed to provide an overview of resources, training and materials available to support communities that have been approved for funding through the Community Resiliency Investment program

Factsheet: Funding Opportunities

When homeowners implement FireSmart building and landscaping guidelines, sprinkler technologies can increase a structure’s chance of withstanding a severe wildfire.

Factsheet: Prescribed Fire

This factsheet outlines the planned and controlled application of fire to a specific land area and is one of the most ecologically appropriate and relatively efficient means for achieving planned public safety and resource management objectives, for example to enhance a habitat, prepare an area for tree planting or for disease eradication.

Factsheet: Exterior Home Sprinklers and Structure Protection Units

When homeowners implement FireSmart building and landscaping guidelines, sprinkler technologies can increase a structure’s chance of withstanding a severe wildfire.