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Logan Lake: A FireSmart Success Story

On August 13th Logan Lake was under an evacuation order as the town was threatened by the Tremont Creek wildfire. The collective and individual efforts made by Logan Lake to FireSmart their community helped save the town.

Nicomen: A Lesson in Preparedness

On July 19, 2021 the Lytton Creek wildfire threatened the community of Nicomen. Fortunately the community was prepared.

Erin’s FireSmart Testimonial

Erin is a homeowner in Mckay Creek. Her experience with wildfire, and how she prepared her property to be wildfire-resilient, went viral on Twitter. Here, she shares her story with FireSmart BC.

FNESS Spring 2021 Message

A Spring update from the First Nations' Emergency Services Society (FNESS) of British Columbia highlighting highlighting their recent activities.

FireSmart BC Celebrates International Women’s Day

Meet a few of the many amazing women that work for the BC Wildfire Service, get some tips for the upcoming fire season, and hear about what it means to them to be female in our industry. Thank you to all of the hard-working women fighting to keep our communities safe from wildfire.

Marten Beach Neighbourhood Feature

Welcome to Marten Beach, Alta., or as residents call it, paradise! This long-standing Recognized FireSmart Neighbourhood organizes annual community clean-up events during which residents work together to clear potential wildfire​ fuel.

Wadin Bay Neighbourhood Feature

Wadin Bay was the first FIreSmart Canada Recognized Neighbourhood in Saskatchewan. In this neighbourhood feature, residents tell their history with wildfire, and the steps they've taken to increase their resiliency.

Banff Neighbourhood Feature

While typically known for its mountains and beauty, the resort town of Banff, Alberta is also a fantastic example of a community that has adopted FireSmart principles. Banff’s fire department, government and FireSmart neighbourhoods have worked together to increase resilience to wildfire.