Be Ready: Level 1Evacuation Plan
- Make a plan, and be sure everyone in your family understands it.
- Assign tasks to each family member for what to do during Level 1 (Ready), Level 2 (Set) and Level 3
- (GO!) evacuations.
- Have an evacuation plan for your pets and livestock. If it isn’t safe for you, its not safe for them.
- Designate a meeting place – this could be a friend or family member’s house, or an evacuation shelter.
- Choose an out-of-the-area contact person to relay information about your welfare to family and friends and to keep your phone lines open.
- Make sure house numbers are visible from the street.
- Make sure driveways are wide enough for emergency vehicles to enter (10-12 feet wide).
- Prepare your defensible space.
- Emergency Kits - Keep them ready at all times in your home and vehicle.
- Include supplies for you and everyone who lives in your home or visits regularly.
- Include supplies for your pets.
- Include copies of important documents, phone contact lists, family photos, household inventory lists, and any portable valuables.
- Keep your vehicles filled with gas.
Be Set: Level 2
- Keep pets and livestock ready to go in case you need to evacuate in a hurry.
- Be sure to have your photo ID or something showing your current address in case you need to access an evacuated area.
- Monitor local television and radio stations for updates.
- Move propane BBQ appliances away from structures (during wildfires).
Go!: Level 3
- Leave house lights on and windows closed.
- Let your emergency contact and/or family members know where you are going.