The community recognition program is based on principles originally developed by the National Fire Protection Association®. We continue to work with them on collaborative community engagement and research.
How can my community become a Recognized FireSmart Community?
Becoming FireSmart takes time and coordination with your neighbours and others, but getting started is actually quite straightforward.
Following these steps, your community will be on its way toward becoming FireSmart. Application and Renewal forms can be found under our “Resources” tab.
What are the benefits of being a FireSmart Community?
While the benefits can vary, there are a number of positive outcomes experienced by communities that become members of the FireSmart Communities Program. Being “FireSmart”: