What is FireSmart?
Wildfire is a risk that all British Columbians need to be prepared for. But while that seems like a big task, FireSmart is here to help you get started and make proven steps toward protecting your home and your community from wildfire.Whether it’s your house, your neighbourhood, critical infrastructure or vital resources, FireSmart has local experts and easily accessible resources that empower you to make your community safer.
The best defence is preparation.
Whether the fire risks are extreme or low, the stakes are always high if you’re not prepared. Following evacuation alerts and orders and getting ready before a wildfire disaster strikes can make a world of difference. So make a plan, keep your property FireSmart, and stay up to date on the latest evacuation alerts and orders this wildfire season.
This manual provides easy steps to make your property FireSmart, so you can reduce the potential impacts of wildfire on your home, neighbourhood and community.See the manual