West Coast Fires

 

Things to Know

  • Several homes have burned down to the ground, over 33,000 acres.
  • Wildfires are happening now in several states on the west coast: California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico.
  • I have created a Facebook group page of local shelters. Read more
  • I have created a Facebook group page of available donation resources. Read more
  • Place a white or colorful sheet outside of a nearby window of your location, if unable to evacuate your unique homestyle.
  • Keep lawns trimmed, leaves raked, and the roof and rain gutters free from debris such as dead limbs and leaves.
  • Stack firewood at least 30 ft away from your unique homestyle.
  • Landscape your property with fir resistant plants, shrubs, and hardwood trees.
  • Place spark arresters on top of chimneys. 
  • Remove branches hanging above and around the chimney.
  • Maintain adequate moisture on shrubs nearest your unique homestyle.
  • Place valuables that will not be damaged by water in a pool or pond.
  • Turn off propane tank valves.

 


Happening Now

  • People are going on with their lives while viewing massive wildfires within their local communities.