Planners, builders, landscape architects, developers, designers, engineers and architects – can play a major role when it comes to addressing safety in fire-prone environments.
Rethinking key planning components can help to work towards FireSmart community:
Keeping FireSmart principles in mind throughout the site planning and design, construction, and development phases ensures that communities are better prepared for the next wildfire.
Learn more about how you can integrate FireSmart concepts into community planning in FireSmart – Protecting Your Community from Wildfire - Chapter 7 – Land Use Planning.
I am committed to have nearby water supply for emergencies.— Lorna butts, Community Member, Yellowhead county, Alberta