Wildfire Safety- Make Sure You’re Prepared!

    The National Interagency Fire Center reports that 2015 set a new record for the number of acres burned in the United States.

    Here is everything you need to know about wildfire preparation!

    Personal Preparation
    • Create an emergency bag of personal items that you will need if you are asked to leave your home.
    • Leave your home when asked to do so.
    • Make and frequently practice a family evacuation plan that includes meeting locations, a communication plan and pet accommodations.
    • Clean your roof, gutters and deck of dead leaves and pine needles often.
    • Use building and yard materials that won’t burn easily.
    • Keep an area up to 200 feet around your home lean, clean and green.

    Source for Content: U.S. Fire Administration 

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