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1. Assess Your Risk - review your home & yard, look at: 

  • Type of roofing/material
  • Gutters/Roof
  • Vents/Interior Siding
  • Doors/Windows/Garage Door 

Ask yourself questions about each item and score your home using the FireSmart Home Assessment 

2. Consider the following while reviewing:  For Your Home
  • Have you discussed wildfire damage and loss with your insurance provider?
  • Is your roof in poor condition? 
  • Is your chimney clean?
For Your Yard
  • Is the area within 10 metres of buildings free of flammable trees, other vegetation and combustible materials?
  • Are large capacity propane tanks within 10 metres of buildings? Are they clear of vegetation?
  • Is fire suppression equipment readily available?…

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