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Wild Fire Safety Checklist

The Red Cross has an excellent checklist of things to have on hand if your are asked to evacuate because of a wild fire.  As we have learned every second counts , I know I am going to do this right away!  

Wild Fire Safety Checklist

  Supplies to take with you if you need to evacuate:
  • Water—one gallon per person, per day (3­day supply)
  • Food—non­perishable, easy­to­prepare items (3­day supply)
  • Flashlight
  • Battery­powered or hand­crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible)
  • Extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Medications (7­day supply) and medical items
  • Multi­purpose tool
  • Sanitation and personal hygiene items
  • Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, deed/lease to home, birth certificates, insurance policies)
  • Cell phone with chargers
  • Family and emergency contact information
  • Extra cash
  • Emergency blanket
  • Map(s) of the area
  • Other essential items that could not be replaced if they were destroyed




 
09/06/2011 10:08AM
Wild Fire Safety Checklist
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