Individual homeowners and wider communities can take simple steps to reduce the impact of wildfire. The time to reduce the threat of wildfire is now, not when a fire is at your doorstep. Be proactive, be practical, and be FireSmart.
Prepare for Wildfires
Wildfires are unpredictable, but you can take steps to create defensible space around your home to reduce an approaching wildfire’s volatility. Take a wildfire safety quiz, assess your home’s structural and site hazards, and learn the steps you can take to reduce your home’s susceptibility to fire.
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FireSmart Video Presentation
This virtual presentation covers all the basics and FireSmart principles as they pertain to BC and Salt Spring Island.
Learn more by visiting the BC Wildfire Service – FireSmart page.