Fire Danger Rating
The fire danger ratings for BC can be found here: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status/wildfire-situation/fire-danger
Be Fire Smart
Download the Homeowner’s firesmart manual The recommendations in this manual will help reduce the risk of wildfire near your home and neighbourhood and provide a better opportunity for firefighters to defend your home.
The daily Smoke Control Forecast contains predictions of the Ventilation Index, a measure of atmospheric turbulence and low level winds, for 25 B.C. locations.
The burning of woody debris outdoors is only permitted when the forecast Ventilation Index is sufficient to disperse smoke.
Learn about forest fires at Wildfire Management BC
Powell River Regional District has a page on Emergency Information, including being prepared for emergencies, as well as what to do during an emergency situation.
Lots of good articles on the BC Provincial Govt page Prepared BC, British Columbia’s one-stop shop for disaster readiness information.