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Guides & Manuals

FireSmart Begins At Home Manual

This 32 page manual outlines the FireSmart program and how each homeowner can make their property and neighbourhood FireSmart.

FireSmart activities you can do while you’re at home.

As we navigate the evolving situation with COVID-19, FireSmart BC remains committed to supporting you with the resources you need to minimize risk from wildfire.

FireSmart Social Media Handbook

This document outlines FireSmartBC's social media objectives and best practices across various platforms.

10 Tips To FireSmart Your Home

FireSmarting your property will dramatically decrease the risk of wildfire burning down your home. The best part is, it's surprisingly easy to do. Check out the list of top 10 ways to FireSmart your home.

Open Burning Practices for Farmers and Ranchers

Farmers and ranchers sometimes face special challenges when using open burns to clear grass and stubble, debris piles and windrows. To help conduct your open burn safely, please follow the tips in this factsheet.

FireSmart Canada Home Development Guide

Becoming a Recognized FireSmart Community

This Program is designed to encourage local, self-organized groups of neighbours to implement solutions for wildfire safety by engaging and supporting homeowners, community leaders, and others in shared efforts to protect people and property from wildfire.

FireSmart Canada Guide to Landscaping

By making some strategic choices in their yards, homeowners can create a FireSmart landscape. The manual includes an extensive list of fire resistant plants and tips from landscaping material.