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FireSmart Begins at Home Guide

In any major event, it’s crucial to prioritize safety and preparedness. In the instance of wildfires, they can strike swiftly, threatening lives, homes, and entire communities. By working together, risks can be minimized and cherished spaces safeguarded from the devastating impacts of wildfires.

Proactive wildfire safety measures by homeowners creates defensible spaces that improve a home’s chances of survival and provides safer areas for firefighters to operate, ultimately protecting lives, properties, and communities.

Residents are encouraged to take actions that increase their home, neighbourhood and communities’ resilience to wildfire. FireSmart Canada leads the development of resources and programs to help Canadians increase resilience to wildfire. Below is their brochure for guiding residents on understanding the devastating reality of wildfires, and how to prepare and maintain properties for optimal wildfire safety to begin the journey of being FireSmart.

For more information, please visit the FireSmart Canada Website