Forest fire

Protection - forest fire:

  • Respect municipal bylaws to start open fire
  • Clean the area around the house, as that can burn
  • Grill the chimney and fire place
  • If there is no water, take a supply of water in tanks
  • Establish an evacuation plan
  • Check with the Fire Authority the local procedure
  • Make arrangement with your neighbors for assistance in an emergency


  • If you have time, water the ground, the house and roof thoroughly
  • Disconnect the gas inlets
  • Turn off the power
  • Notify the authorities of where you will go
  • Breathe through a wet cloth to avoid inhaling the smoke