FireSmart

Discover what it means to be FireSmart. Find out what you can do to prevent and prepare for wildfire and protect your home. 

Protect Your Home and Yard

If you live in or near the forest, wildfire happens. Are you ready? Find out, using your homeowner’s manual and booklet, and other helpful information.

New Construction made FireSmart

Development standards play a significant role in reducing the potential impact a wildfire will have on a community. The recommendations in this guide will reduce the risk of wildfire to your home and neighbourhood.

Campfires

Every year, provincial and municipal firefighters have to put out wildfires from campfires that get away which can lead to property loss and damage. Don’t let yours be one of them.

Protect Your Industrial and Commercial Operations

If your business operates in or near provincial forests or parks, you can take steps to reduce and manage your wildfire risk. Learn about best practices and your legal obligations to prepare for and prevent wildfires.

Protect Your Farm or Ranch

If you’re a farmer or a rancher, you may face special burning challenges. Learn how to safely burn stubble, piles and windrows, and find tips on handling livestock in the case of a wildfire.

Information on obtaining a burn notification number can be found here.

MORE RESOURCES

FireSmart - General Overview Video

FireSmart - Stubble Burning Video

FireSmart - Campfires and Fire Pits Video

FireSmart - Home Development Guide Video

FireSmart - Protect Our Land Video

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