Wildfire evacuation tips for home, car owners
Last updated 9/24/2009 at Noon
With fire season already started, it is a good time to make or review evacuation plans.
Homeowners should not delay obeying an evacuation order to pack items in their car. If they have time prior to an order, however, and because they may be out of their home for a few days, they can pack the following emergency items in their vehicles now:
• State and local maps
• Cell phone car charger
• Fully equipped first aid kit
• First aid manual
• Prescription medicine
• Bottled water
• Nonperishable foods
• Extra clothes and shoes
• Tissues, pre-moistened towels and toil...
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