Build a fire break by removing flammable materials within a 10-m radius.

Leave 5 m between your trees and prune off branches from the ground up to 2 m.

Choose non-flammable materials such as sheet metal or bricks for your walls.

Equip your chimney or wood stove with a fire screen to protect against sparks.

Choose a roof made of metal or fibreglass.


In this section, various types of publications have been made available so that the public can learn about the SOPFEU. To facilitate the task, we’ve divided the section into four themes : Forestry Companies, Municipalities, Documentation and Annual Reports.

Here SOPFEU has posted its annual reports from 2004 to date (French only). Every annual report provides a look back on the previous season with details on the tasks performed by each department of the organization.