Fire Safety

Awareness, planning and practice is what will keep you and your family alive in a fire emergency. Plan for fire-related risks now – the things you don’t want to be wondering about when a fire occurs. Make sure your family knows what to do and where to go. Find tips and information on the following websites to learn ways to keep your family, pets, home and property as safe as possible.

American Red Cross. Offers valuable fire safety & prevention information & tips to help your family prepare for, respond to and recover from a home fire. Includes a printable worksheet to help your family create a personalized fire escape plan. Go to http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/home-fire.

Butte County Fire Safe Council. Offers free fire-safe home evaluations, an educational outreach program for 6th graders, a chipper program, PDF’s of area evacuation plans, an online library of resources, printables & information, & more. http://www.buttefiresafe.net. (530) 877-0984

Fire Prevention & Safety Checklist. This printable list from the American Red Cross is a good place to start: http://www.tinyurl.com/RedCrossFireChecklist. Ready for Wildfire offers simple steps you can take to increase the chances of your home surviving a wildfire. Includes a downloadable Family Action Plan form to fill out and review with your family. http://www.readyforwildfire.org.

Shasta County Fire Safe Council. Offers fire safety tips & regional information. Find out how you can get involved.  http://www.scfsc.org. (530) 365-7332.

Updated December 2016 LS
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