The neighbourhood recognition program is based on principles originally developed by the National Fire Protection Association®. FireSmart Canada continues to work with NFPA on collaborative engagement and research.
How can my neighbourhood become a Recognized FireSmart Neighbourhood?
Becoming FireSmart takes time and coordination with your neighbours and others, but getting started is actually quite straightforward.
Following these steps, your neighbourhood 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 Neighbourhood?
While the benefits can vary, there are a number of positive outcomes experienced by Neighbourhoods that become members of the FireSmart Neighbourhoods Program. Being “FireSmart”: