Fire Safety

Wildfire Smoke and Ash Protection Plan

Wildfire Smoke and Ash Protection Plan

We're in the middle of wildfire season in BC, and unfortunately it has exceeded expectations as entire communities have been devastated throughout the interior of the province. In response, municipalities and the media alike have stepped up to inform homeowners about...

Landscaping for Wildfire Prevention

Landscaping for Wildfire Prevention

We're in the middle of summer, and at press, there are nearly 300 active wildfires in the province. In the Southern Okanagan Valley, a State of Emergency has been declared and evacuations orders have been issued, displacing hundreds of homeowners in the process....

Forgot How to “Do” Summer? Here’s a Safety Refresher

Forgot How to “Do” Summer? Here’s a Safety Refresher

BC is in Stage 3 of the provincial reopening plan, which comes with a return to a large number of freedoms we enjoyed prior to the events of 2020. It just so happens that this coincides with the onset of summer. While every household will move forward responsibly with...

BC Wildfire Preparedness 2021

BC Wildfire Preparedness 2021

Every year we remind BC homeowners to prepare for wildfire season, and with the summer fast approaching it's time for us to weigh in once again. The importance is echoed even more so this time around, as this coming week marks the 5 year anniversary of the Fort...

Fire Prevention Tips for Your Home

Fire Prevention Tips for Your Home

Blog provided courtesy of Northbridge Insurance. Residential properties account for the largest number of fires in Canada. These fires result in millions of dollars in damages and claim hundreds of lives each year. Open flames, cooking appliances, and heating...

Don’t Fuel The Fire – Make Your Business a Burn Free Zone

Don’t Fuel The Fire – Make Your Business a Burn Free Zone

After witnessing forest fires ravage the landscape of BC over the past few summers we released an article on how to protect your business from the threat. Within, we called upon brick and mortars to remove combustible liquids from the premises. This not only protects...

How to Prevent Kitchen Fires

How to Prevent Kitchen Fires

While the impact of forest fires on residential communities has received a lot of press over the last couple of years, cooking is consistently the leading cause of (determined) home fires and fire related injuries in British Columbia. This risk grows with the arrival...

Fire and Flood: Are YOU Safe?

Fire and Flood: Are YOU Safe?

Reports of extreme weather conditions and natural disasters are on the rise. Just this summer (April 2018 – present) we’ve seen over 2,000 wildfires in BC which have burned over 1 million hectares of land. Aside from fires, BC is constantly on the red alert for...