FireSmart Canada

Polls

Reducing the impact of wildfire is important to me.

Strongly agree

12 votes - 92.31%

Agree

0 votes - 0%

Neutral

1 votes - 7.69%

Disagree

0 votes - 0%

Strongly disagree

0 votes - 0%


I live in an area that is prone to wildfire.

Strongly agree

4 votes - 50%

Agree

2 votes - 25%

Neutral

0 votes - 0%

Disagree

2 votes - 25%

Strongly disagree

0 votes - 0%


FireSmart is effective.

Strongly agree

1 votes - 50%

Agree

1 votes - 50%

Neutral

0 votes - 0%

Disagree

0 votes - 0%

Strongly disagree

0 votes - 0%


Implementing FireSmart is realistic.

Strongly agree

3 votes - 27.27%

Agree

3 votes - 27.27%

Neutral

1 votes - 9.09%

Disagree

4 votes - 36.36%

Strongly disagree

0 votes - 0%


FireSmart is relevant.

Strongly agree

11 votes - 57.89%

Agree

1 votes - 5.26%

Neutral

0 votes - 0%

Disagree

6 votes - 31.58%

Strongly disagree

1 votes - 5.26%


FireSmart is accessible.

Strongly agree

3 votes - 75%

Agree

1 votes - 25%

Neutral

0 votes - 0%

Disagree

0 votes - 0%

Strongly disagree

0 votes - 0%


Are your roof and gutters free of needles, debris, and overhanging branches?

Yes

7 votes - 100%

No

0 votes - 0%


Do you maintain a space free from combustible materials around your home and building (such as flammable trees, shrubs, deadfall and woodpiles)?

Yes

0 votes - 0%

No

0 votes - 0%


Is the house number of your home address clearly visible to emergency service responders from your road or street access?

Yes

0 votes - 0%

No

0 votes - 0%


Is your home accessible for an emergency service vehicle (ie: can they enter and exit easily)?

Yes

0 votes - 0%

No

0 votes - 0%

Don't know

0 votes - 0%


Do you have fire fighting tools (such as shovels, axes or extinguishers) at your home?

Yes

0 votes - 0%

No

0 votes - 0%


Do you use caution when using fire pits and burn barrels?

Yes

0 votes - 0%

No

0 votes - 0%

I don't use fire pits or burn barrels

0 votes - 0%


Do you routinely mow or water your lawn?

Yes

0 votes - 0%

No

0 votes - 0%


Are your home and outbuildings constructed with fire resistant building materials?

Yes

0 votes - 0%

No

0 votes - 0%

Don't know

0 votes - 0%


Have recent wildfire impacts on communities across Canada motivated you to consider taking FireSmart actions?

Yes

2 votes - 40%

No

0 votes - 0%

I was already taking FireSmart actions

3 votes - 60%


Wildfire management agencies have an important role to play in reducing the impact of wildfire.

Strongly agree

8 votes - 80%

Agree

1 votes - 10%

Neutral

0 votes - 0%

Disagree

0 votes - 0%

Strongly disagree

1 votes - 10%


Structural fire departments have an important role to play in reducing the impact of wildfire.

Strongly agree

2 votes - 28.57%

Agree

2 votes - 28.57%

Neutral

1 votes - 14.29%

Disagree

0 votes - 0%

Strongly disagree

2 votes - 28.57%


Municipalities have an important role to play in reducing the impact of wildfire.

Strongly agree

6 votes - 85.71%

Agree

1 votes - 14.29%

Neutral

0 votes - 0%

Disagree

0 votes - 0%

Strongly disagree

0 votes - 0%


Community members have an important role to play in reducing the impact of wildfire.

Strongly agree

5 votes - 100%

Agree

0 votes - 0%

Neutral

0 votes - 0%

Disagree

0 votes - 0%

Strongly disagree

0 votes - 0%


While the threat of wildfires cannot be removed, loss can significantly be reduced.

Strongly agree

7 votes - 70%

Agree

3 votes - 30%

Neutral

0 votes - 0%

Disagree

0 votes - 0%

Strongly disagree

0 votes - 0%


Reducing the impact of wildfire is important to me.

Strongly agree

5 votes - 71.43%

Agree

1 votes - 14.29%

Neutral

0 votes - 0%

Disagree

0 votes - 0%

Strongly disagree

1 votes - 14.29%


I live in an area that is prone to wildfire…

Strongly agree

3 votes - 37.5%

Agree

3 votes - 37.5%

Neutral

1 votes - 12.5%

Disagree

1 votes - 12.5%

Strongly disagree

0 votes - 0%


Is your firewood stored at least 10 metres away from your home during fire season?

Yes

7 votes - 43.75%

No

4 votes - 25%

I don't have a fire wood pile in my yard

5 votes - 31.25%


What type of roofing material do you have on your home?

Metal

2 votes - 22.22%

Asphalt

5 votes - 55.56%

Composite tile

1 votes - 11.11%

Cedar shakes

1 votes - 11.11%

Other

0 votes - 0%


How often do you prune the conifer trees in your yard to reduce the threat of wildfire?

Once a year

5 votes - 55.56%

Every couple year

4 votes - 44.44%

I didn't know they were a thread to wildfire

0 votes - 0%

I did know they were a threat to wildfire but prefer not to prune my trees

0 votes - 0%


What is your biggest barrier to implementing FireSmart in your yard?

Time

1 votes - 14.29%

Money

4 votes - 57.14%

Knowledge

2 votes - 28.57%


Will your community be hosting a FireSmart event this summer?

Yes

7 votes - 36.84%

No

2 votes - 10.53%

No, but I wish we could

10 votes - 52.63%