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From floods to fires — how we stay prepared every day

From flood to fires. A behind the scenes look at how FortisBC stays prepared.
August 27, 2018

Know what’s below when you’re digging

In 2017, there were more than 1,200 incidents of damage to underground natural gas lines across British Columbia.
April 25, 2018

Supporting fire safety and training in your community

We’re finding ways to keep your community safe by continuing to support first responders with up-to-date safety information about natural gas and electricity whether it’s online or in person.
January 18, 2018

Powering up in a fire zone

Teams tackled dangerous trees and fresh flare ups to bring power back online to homes after a forest fire in Princeton.
August 9, 2017

7 things to know about how we restore your service after a forest fire

If you’re returning from evacuation after a wildfire, here are seven things you need to know about our restoration activities.
July 21, 2017

Awarding safe dig practices in our communities

As safety is our top priority, we wanted to recognize companies who share that value and consistently work safely around our underground infrastructure, by practicing safe digging and excavating.
June 20, 2017

Safety tips this National Electricity Month

As June is National Electricity Month, Michelle and Amy celebrate by sharing tips to stay safe around electricity.
June 13, 2017

Emergency exercises – training and experience go hand in hand

To recognize Emergency Preparedness Week, we felt a little behind-the-scenes was in order as we walk you through an emergency exercise we conducted earlier this year.
May 24, 2017

From floods to fires — how we stay prepared every day

From flood to fires. A behind the scenes look at how FortisBC stays prepared.
August 27, 2018

Know what’s below when you’re digging

In 2017, there were more than 1,200 incidents of damage to underground natural gas lines across British Columbia.
April 25, 2018

Supporting fire safety and training in your community

We’re finding ways to keep your community safe by continuing to support first responders with up-to-date safety information about natural gas and electricity whether it’s online or in person.
January 18, 2018

Powering up in a fire zone

Teams tackled dangerous trees and fresh flare ups to bring power back online to homes after a forest fire in Princeton.
August 9, 2017

7 things to know about how we restore your service after a forest fire

If you’re returning from evacuation after a wildfire, here are seven things you need to know about our restoration activities.
July 21, 2017

Awarding safe dig practices in our communities

As safety is our top priority, we wanted to recognize companies who share that value and consistently work safely around our underground infrastructure, by practicing safe digging and excavating.
June 20, 2017

Safety tips this National Electricity Month

As June is National Electricity Month, Michelle and Amy celebrate by sharing tips to stay safe around electricity.
June 13, 2017

Emergency exercises – training and experience go hand in hand

To recognize Emergency Preparedness Week, we felt a little behind-the-scenes was in order as we walk you through an emergency exercise we conducted earlier this year.
May 24, 2017