Department of Environmental Health Clean Up Advisory
Last updated 10/24/2007 at Noon
IMPORTANT: Do not start any clean up in the unincorporated area of the county until you have been cleared by a County damage assessment team. You could jeopardize your FEMA or insurance claims.
Residents returning to fire damaged homes need to take many precautions. The San Diego County Department of Environmental Health warns that hazardous materials as well as structural damage pose serious threats to your health and safety. It is strongly advised you take some basic safety measures when cleaning up your property.