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Firesmart Homeowners Manual

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.

FireSmart Home Owner's Assessment

FireSmart Home Owner's Assessment: FireSmart begins at home. Determine your home and property's wildfire risk by answering the questions in the assessment to see what changes will make the greatest difference in reducing your home's risk from wildfire. Find the assessment inserted in the back of the FireSmart Home Owners Manual.

FireSmart Landscaping

Every year many homes in the Province of Manitoba are threatened by wildfire. This firesmart landscaping guide provides homeowners with the information they need to protect their homes from wildfires through appropriate landscaping techniques.

FireSmart your Farm

Farmers and Ranchers face special burning challenges. This guide provides recommendations on hazard mitigation and vegetation management to reduce wildfire risk to your operation. Easy steps to make your burn barrel FireSmart. Firesmart construction materials and more...