In case of fire, make survival a priority CALL TO ACTION #1 Notify authorities if you see people burning debris, playing with fireworks or driving off-road vehicles in dry, grassy areas or trees on power line. #2 Develop an evacuation plan for family members. identify a meeting location outside your home and neighborhood #3 Create a fire-safe zone around your home, where dead vegetation and other flammable materials have been removed #4 have your address clearly visible from the street to help first responders #5 Maintain two emergency kits, one at home and another in your car. #6 Take videos and photos of everything for insurance purpose. Copies of insurance policies, wills, passports, drivers licenses and social security cards placed on the cloud NOTE: If the home burns, it’s unlikely stuff stored in a fire safe will survive For help developing a personal wildfire action plan, visit tinyurl.com/ReadySetGoPlan. Saratoga’s next Personal Emergency Preparedness class is from 9 a.m. to noon April 28 at the Joan Pisani Community Center, 19655 Allendale Ave.
Cupertino’s next Personal Emergency Preparedness class is Feb. 15 from 6-9 p.m. at Community Hall, 10350 Torre Ave. Or, plan to attend a free, three-hour Personal Emergency Preparedness class. The next class for Los Gatos and Monte Sereno residents is from 4-7 p.m. April 18 at Los Gatos Town Hall, 110 E. Main St.
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