Module 6 from the LFR workshop covers the neighbourhood wildfire hazard assessment and FireSmart neighbourhood plan.
LFR Workshop – Module 4
Module 4 from the LFR workshop covers home ignition zone hazard assessment and mitigation.
This dash cam video from Fort McMurray, taken in 2016, gives a glimpse into the sheer amount of destruction wildfires can have on communities.
Research has shown us that the way in which our homes are built, and the way our properties are maintained, greatly contributes to the resiliency of our homes and neighbourhoods.
FireSmart Home Ignition Zone Assessment
Watch Larry Watkinson (Fire Chief of Penticton) give a Home Ignition Zone Assessment for a homeowner in Penticton, BC. Home assessments are a great opportunity to identify where FireSmart practices can be applied on the home.
FireSmart Home Ignition Zone
Post-fire studies, experiments and models have shown that homes ignite due to the condition of the home itself and everything around it, up to 100 metres from the foundation.
IBHS Research Center Ember Storm Test Highlights
Courtesy of disastersafety.org, this video shows highlights from the Insurance Institute for Business Home and Safety (IBHS) ember storm test.