What is FireSmart?
FireSmart is living with and managing for wildfire on our landscape.
Preparing for the threat of wildfire is a shared responsibility. From home owners, to industry and government we all have responsibility to lessen the effects of wildfire. Wildland Urban Interface is a popular term used to describe an area where structures and forested areas meet.
Simply put, Wildland Urban Interface is where the urban lifestyle meets environments that are prone to wildfire. By choosing to extend our lifestyle and communities further into forested areas, we become more exposed to the danger of wildfire.
The best thing about being FireSmart is how easy it is.
The homes that are prepared are the homes left standing. Thankfully, there are simple steps you can take to drastically reduce your property's risk
Download the FireSmart Begins at Home App - get it on Google Play or Download on the App Store
The FireSmart®️ Begins at Home app’s primary purpose is to engage homeowners in voluntary wildfire mitigation activities by offering a self-conducted home assessment. This app guides homeowners through a series of questions about their property to help identify specific actions you can take on your property to reduce wildfire risks.
To learn more about FireSmart initiatives across Canada, check out Fire Smart Canada