What is a Fire Extinguisher and why would I need one?
Fire extinguishers are used to stop or contain small fires. They are not meant for fires that have grown too large, or that need the expertise of a fire brigade to put out. Considering that there are over 7000 residential fires reported in Canada each year, it's a good idea
Learn how to build a fire with Total Prepare's quick how-to guide so you can stay warm and dry when you need it most.
Despite how easy it is to start an accidental fire in your house or the forest, it is infuriatingly difficult to light one on purpose if you don’t know how. There is a lot more to it
Fire safety, prevention, and recovery is such an important topic. House fires are what I call the ‘everyday disaster.’ According to SGI Canada: “There are about 24,000 house fires each year in Canada, resulting in an average of 377 deaths and 3,048 injuries.” That’s more than 65 fires a day.
If you’ve ever been to one of our workshops or webinars
Disasters have a clear beginning and end, but recovery can last a long time after the dust settles. But how do we as individuals, families, and communities respond to the enormous upheaval that comes with a major emergency? How can we ensure that our homes and businesses are safe, our families are cared for, and that we’re asking for help
September has come around yet again so it’s time to talk about what PACs and faculty can do to make their school emergency ready. At Total Prepare we understand that teachers and parents are some of the busiest people on the planet, so we make preparedness as simple as can be! Below we’ll talk about our worry-free fundraisers, parent-direct buying
With the calamitous wildfires taking place in British Columbia, especially in the 100 Mile House, Ashcroft, and Cache Creek areas, it is more important than ever for Canadians to be prepared for evacuation. With longer, hotter summers making huge wildfires the new normal here are some things that you and your family can do to increase your wildfire preparedness.
August is one of the driest months of the year for most of Canada. In our previous blog post, we talked a little about wildfire stats and safety in British Columbia, because that’s where we at Total Prepare are located. But we realize that you may not be from our area, so we want to share (non-exhaustive) resource list for
In British Columbia alone, more than 20 wildfires are currently burning. Did you know that you can stay in the know by checking out the federal government’s BC Wildfire Service website?
If you have a look around their website, you can find helpful information on driving routes and conditions surrounding wildfires, as well as regularly updated information on the air quality