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FireSmart Initiative – Anarchist Mountain

The Anarchist Mountain FireSmart Committee was created in 2013 ” to help our neighbours in protecting the community from wildfire”.

People living in forested areas need to be aware of the wildfire threat and ways they can take action to make their home and community become “FireSmart”.

FireSmart Recognition



Denis Thomson – Chairperson

Helen Malloy – Secretary

Alex Giovannelli – At Large

Gerry Moran – At Large

Walter Zinowki – At Large

Chris Kayes – At Large


2020 Goals

  1. Continue managing the yard refuse site.
  2. Complete 100% of assessments for all new homes requested.
  3. Maintain our FireSmart status.
  4. Participate in Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, May 2, 2020
  5. Support any outside communities seeking FireSmart knowledge.
  6. Seek Financial support from the Government
  7. Review Anarchist Mountain Community Assessment to determine if it is still relevant.
  8. Monitor progress of the RDOS CWPP and it’s ability to cover the Anarchist Mountain footprint
  9. Pursue further FireSmart training

Valuable Links


Online FireSmart Training Course – FireSmart 101
  •  BC Air Quality: Check the Venting Index before you burn Venting Index

         To check current ventilation conditions:

Wildfire Hazard Assessment – Request

The hazard assessment form provides a point rating score for the condition of your home, surrounding structures, adjacent vegetation and other factors affecting the FireSmart status of your property. This will provide the homeowner with an action plan both short and long term to create a sustainable balance in a wildland urban interface setting.

To book an assessment you can contact Walter Zinowki,

Check Out the FireSmarting Rentals

Click to see the equipment available:  Rentals

For more detailed information and documentation on Anarchist Mountain FireSmart, click on a link below:  

2020 Activities

2019 Activities

2018 Activities

2017 Activities

2016 Activities

2015 Activities

2014 Activities

2013 Activities

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