Phase One
Phase Two
Phase Three
  • Have your address, municipal fire number or lot number clearly visible for quick identification

  • Mow and regularly water grass within 10 metre of all buildings.

  • Keep shovels, rakes, axes, garden hoses, sprinklers and ladders available to assist in protecting homes from wildfire.

  • Prune the first TWO metres of branches on tree trunks.

  • Remove any vegetation near power lines, propoane tanks and other fuel supplies.

  • Plant fire resistant trees like aspen, birch or poplar instead of spuce or pine.

  • Close in any exposed eaves, vents and soffits on your home.

  • Move propane tanks at least 10 metres away from any structure.

  • Sheath the underside of balconies, decks and crawlspaces with flame-resistant materials.

  • Keep trees at least Three metres away from either side of your driveway.

  • Install tempered or thermal windows that are at least double pane to prevent thermal transfer into your home.

  • Provide emergency access to and from your property.

  • Choose less flammable finishes for your home like stucco, metal, brick or concrete INSTEAD if wood or vinyl.

  • Use only Class A,B or C rated fire resistant roofing material.  (ie Composite shingle vs. ashphalt)

  • Contact your Utility Company if trees or other branches are NOT CLEAR of the power lines.

  • ALWAYS keep a watchful eye on fire pits and burn barrels when they are in use.

  • Ensure your Roof is FREE of needles and other debris, and your gutters are cleaned.

  • Make sure your Chinmey is up to code and cleaned, has a spark arresting screen and cleaned regularly.

  • Remove long grass, dry leaves and other deadfall within 10 metres of your home.

  • Have a nearby water supply for emergencies.

  • Store firewood a minimum of 10 metres from any structure