How you can help reduce the risk of wildfire
We're working hard to reduce the risk of wildfires in our community. You can help.
There are a number of steps you can take to reduce the risk that a fire could jump from the forest to your home, or from your home to the forest.
Reducing wildfire risk in your yard
Select the yellow dots on this graphic to learn about steps you can take in your yard to reduce fire risk.
Reducing wildfire risk in your home
Select the yellow dots on this graphic to learn about steps you can take around your home to reduce fire risk.
Learn more about protecting your home and community
The first step to becoming FireSmart is to educate yourself, your family, and your community about what you need to know to increase the wildfire resiliency of your property and neighbourhood.
Visit FireSmartBC for resources, courses, and events
Planning home construction, renovation or landscaping? Read the Wildfire resilience best-practice checklist.
Are you wildfire ready?
Fire Chief Brian Hutchinson discusses the importance of homeowners preparing themselves and their properties for the threat of wildfire.