Wildfire Preparedness

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Wildfires can spread quite rapidly and often begin unnoticed. Such fires often start by lightning or accident. Reduce your risk of falling victim to a wildfire by taking preparations now in case one begins in your area or neighborhood.

1) Install a dual sensor smoke and carbon monoxide detector on each level of your house. Be sure to test your system on a monthly basis and change batteries at least once per year.

2) Make sure to have several escape routes out of your home by foot and by automobile. Practice your escape plan in advance of an incident so you know what to do.

3) Close your windows, blinds, vents and doors before evacuating your home.

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