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Wildfire Preparedness 

 The first step in wildfire preparedness is creating a defensible space around your home. A defensible space consist of three landscaping zones that can evade the danger of a wildfire from spreading onto your property. If a defensible space is efficiently created you can possibly save your home. 

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Once a defensible space is created around the home it is important to create an evacuation route for your house and create kits that will prepare you for an evacuation order. This kit should contain:

  • Water- 1 gallon per person per day (3 day supply)
  • Ready- to-eat food (3 day supply)
  • Prescription and non-prescription medication
  • Dust mask or cotton t-shirt to filter air
  • A complete change of clothes, including sturdy shoes
  • Toiletries
  • Important documents-(Insurance policies, ID, Bank accounts, Passport)

Just like you, your pet needs an emergency supply kit. This should include:

  • Vaccination records
  • Medications
  • Special needs documentation
  • Copies of ownership records
  • Microchip paperwork
  • Leash, harness, and collars
  • Photos with your pet
  • Pet food, treats, and water
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