Keep your community safe from wildfires

Working with your community

Your community can apply for FireSmart funding. Work with the following groups to identify areas where your community to take action.

  • Neighbours
  • Community association
  • First Nation
  • Local Advisory Committee
  • Municipal government

Take action

  • Help your community group work with us to conduct a wildfire assessment. This will help identify priority areas.
  • There are many factors that affect the spread of wildfire in a community such as landscape, vegetation, community layout, building layout and building material.
  • Your community can apply for FireSmart funding to remove forest fuels

Practices that help protect your personal property will also help protect your community.

Contact: 

For questions about keeping your community safe or the FireSmart application process, email FireSmart@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-3013 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-3013.