Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

Community Wildfire Protection Plan

The Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) contains information regarding high-level general wildfire risk based on risk assessments completed by a licensed professional forester.

Assessing any specific threats in a particular year based on spring freshet, weather, drought conditions, forest conditions, etc. is completed by the BC Wildfire Service.

Fire danger ratings

Check the BC Wildfire Service's Current Fire Danger Rating and forecast.

FireSmart Begins at Home Manual

There are simple steps you can take to drastically reduce your property's risk. The FireSmart Begins at Home Manual outlines the FireSmart program and how each homeowner can make their property and neighbourhood FireSmart. Download the FireSmart Homeowners manual and check out FireSmart BC's Tips to FireSmart Your Home:  FiresmartBC_TipsToFireSmartYourHome.pdf [PDF - 2 MB]

Get FireSmart Today

Bryan Reid, host of the TV show Timber Kings knows firsthand how devastating wildfires can be. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to help protect your home and community from wildfire. Learn more about Bryan Reid’s experience with wildfire, and his Top 3 tips to get FireSmart here.

Bryan Reid Sr.'s Top FireSmart Tips

Report all fires

Residents and visitors are reminded to be very cautious and watchful and report all fires in Fort Nelson immediately by dialing 250.774.2222.

Fires outside of Fort Nelson should be reported to the BC Wildfire Service at 1.800.663.5555 or *5555 toll-free on most cell networks.

Wildfire updates

Find Wildfire Status updates (link is external) (including information on current wildfires, bans and restrictions from the BC Wildfire Service.

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