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FireSmart Princeton Overview

Princeton overview

Princeton was an early adopter of the FireSmart program. This video showcases the diverse projects and successes experienced there.

FireSmart BC December 2023 Power Hour

Below are the slides and Q&A document from this December 2023 Power Hour.

How An Assessment Helped Save a Home

West Kelowna Fire

The following video tells the incredible story of a West Kelowna home that survived the McDougall Creek wildfire. Hear from homeowner Deanna Hamilton, FireSmart Coordinator Bryce Stirling, and Fire Chief Jason Brolund as they discuss the assessment that helped save the home.

Home Partners Case Study – Princeton

Homer Partners Princeton Showcase

This video showcases down the successful implementation of the Home Partners Program in Princeton, BC.

FireSmart BC Education Program

The new FireSmart BC Education Program is an all-in-one teaching resource to introduce students to FireSmart concepts, including how to make homes and communities more resilient to wildfire.

FireSmart BC September 2023 Power Hour

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.