Clear brush away from your home. Use fire-resistant landscaping and harden your home with fire-safe construction measures.
Assemble Emergency Supplies & Belongings
Prepare an Emergency Supply Kit and store it in a safe place. Make sure you have enough food, water, and necessary supplies for at least 72 hours. Include supplies to help keep you and your family healthy, such as face coverings, hand sanitizer, and sanitizing wipes. Start with the five P’s; people and pet supplies, prescriptions, papers, personal needs, and priceless items.
Create an Evacuation & Communication Plan
Make sure all those residing in the home know the plan of action. Include family phone numbers, out-of-town contacts, and family meeting locations.
Set - Be Alert
Know there is significant danger in your area. This might be the only notification you receive. Emergency services cannot guarantee they will be able to notify everyone if conditions rapidly deteriorate. Be SET to GO.
Grab Your Emergency Supply Kit
Grab your pre-packed Emergency Supply Kit. Make sure you have enough food, water, and necessary supplies for at least 72 hours. Start with the five P’s; people and pet supplies, prescriptions, papers, personal needs, and priceless items.
Consider relocating to a shelter or with family/friends outside the affected area. Keep in mind unique needs for your family or special equipment for pets and livestock.
Be sure to stay updated on the latest news and information from public safety and public health officials.
Go! - Evacuate
Danger in your area is imminent and life-threatening.
Follow your Evacuation & Communication Plan
Immediately evacuate to a shelter or with family/friends outside of the affected area. Follow instructions from emergency personnel, stay on designated evacuation routes and avoid closed areas. Doing so will not only support your safety but will allow emergency personnel to best maneuver resources to combat the disaster.