Burn Institute stresses it's always time to prepare for fires


Last updated 1/7/2018 at 10:58pm

SAN DIEGO – With the continuation of extreme wildfire conditions and the devastating Lilac fire, the Burn Institute urges all San Diego County residents to stop, think, prepare and practice what your family would do in the event of a wildfire in your neighborhood.

“During wildfires, evacuations are put in place to protect lives," said Susan Day, executive director of the Burn Institute. "Your property can be replaced, but your life cannot. Therefore, the Burn Institute strongly recommends that you evacuate when told to do so by authorities, or even earlier if you feel you are at risk....

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