Change Category :


Princeton FCNRP Feature

Princeton residents and Local FireSmart Coordinator Dave Stringfellow share their journey and insights on achieving recognition from the FireSmart Canada Neighbourhood Recognition Program.

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day: Sunshine Valley

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day promotes communities around the province joining together with the goal of improving wildfire resiliency in their area. In this video, residents of Sunshine Valley united to reduce wildfire risks in their community despite the wet weather.

FireSmart BC Home Assessment Overview

This video shows a typical FireSmart Home Assessment and walks through practical advice to make your home and property more resilient to the risk of wildfire.

Penticton Ember Stomp Event Highlight

On May 6th, 2023 the City of Penticton hosted their First Annual Ember Stomp event.

Everyday Heroes

When it comes to reducing wildfire risks to your home, everyday chores like mowing your lawn make everyday heroes.

Plant Program 2023 Supercut

If you don't know your plants, you could be planting wildfire hazards.

FireSmart 2023 International Women’s Day

This International Women's Day, meet some of the female leaders making a difference in their communities, conducting the latest research, fighting wildfires, and spreading the message of FireSmart every day.

Hudson’s Hope – Building a Wildfire Resilient Community

This is the story of a small-town community who, in the face of wildfire evacuations, has prepared themselves and worked together to become resilient to the threat of wildfire.

One Island Lake Neighbourhood Feature

As a small community in northern BC, One Island Lake doesn’t have all the wildfire resources of larger cities and towns. So, as an at-risk rural area, being FireSmart has the potential to save the place they call home. Find out the steps they’re taking to get FireSmart before fire strikes.

Little Qualicum River Village Neighbourhood Feature

After a regional district study found Little Qualicum River Village had the highest wildfire risk of the entire region, the local residents banded together to become a FireSmart neighbourhood.

Prepare for Wildfire Season: A Message From Jennifer Rice

Wildfire can threaten your household at any moment. Are you prepared? To learn how to prepare your property, your family, and even your pets for an emergency situation, visit

Fire On the Coast

Fire On the Coast

Catastrophic wildfire on the coast may seem unlikely, but it’s still a threat. Check out our latest video, featuring BC Wildfire staff and the chief of the Dashwood Fire Department. Together, they highlight the unique challenges and opportunities surrounding wildfire in coastal BC, as well as the collaborative and proactive ways that coastal residents can make their communities FireSmart.

FireSmart Coordinator – Dashwood

FireSmart Coordinators play critical roles in building wildfire awareness in communities. This position not only fosters participation in building wildfire resiliency, but it brings communities together in becoming FireSmart. Watch to learn more about the role.

Tricia Thorpe’s Lytton story

Tricia Thorpe and her husband became one of the many homeowners who lost their house and property to the infamous Lytton fire in 2021. Here, she shares her story and the steps they are making to be FireSmart

The Wildfire Danger Rating sign explained

In this video explainer, we explore the wildfire danger rating sign; what it means, and how it impacts you.