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Since 2021, BCAA has partnered with FireSmart BC to help educate British Columbians on wildfire preparedness and increasing access to their resources for those who live in remote, rural and most at-risk communities.

But as wildfires become more frequent and intense in British Columbia, we want to do even more to increase wildfire resilience across all parts of the province. That's why we're investing $750,000 into wildfire preparedness and prevention with FireSmart BC.

The BCAA FireSmart initiative will focus on the growth and success of FireSmart's Home Partners Program, where property owners can request a FREE home assessment with property-specific actions they can take to help reduce their wildfire risk – plus be eligible for a discount on BCAA Home Insurance*.

Three key areas will be addressed by this initiative to help tackle different barriers on a community’s roadmap to wildfire preparedness:

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Community Outreach

Increase proactive, educational outreach to at risk, remote and under supported communities by fire prevention experts to help them stand up and sustain FireSmart BC programs.

Home Updates
Resource Development

Develop and distribute educational resources for community leaders exploring FireSmart BC programming for their communities.

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Community Grant

Provide financial support to homeowners for FireSmart BC home-focused fire resiliency solutions/programs.

Tips and Resources

Check out these great resources to help your property get FireSmart, as well as other wildfire preparedness information for anyone else living in BC.

About Firesmart BC

Wildfire is a risk that all British Columbians need to be prepared for. While that seems like a challenging task, FireSmart BC is here to help British Columbians get started and take proven steps toward protecting homes and communities from wildfire. By delivering risk-reducing programs and providing accessible resources and local FireSmart experts throughout the province, FireSmart BC is committed to making British Columbia a wildfire-resilient province where everyone works, plays, and lives FireSmart.

Learn more about FireSmart BC

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* Home Insurance is sold through B.C.A.A. Holdings Ltd. dba BCAA Insurance Agency, a licensed insurance agency, and underwritten by BCAA Insurance Corporation. $100 offer is available for both new and renewing BCAA customers. 5% is available upon presentation of a FireSmart Home Partners Program Certificate of Completion. Offer subject to change and is valid from August 15, 2023 to December 31, 2024

FireSmart, Intelli-feu and other associated Marks are trademarks of the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre.