By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– San Bernardino County Fire has a Ready! Set! Go! Personal Wildfire Action Plan to give you the tips and tools to successfully prepare for a wildfire. It will give you guidance on retrofitting your home with fire-resistive features, and show you how you can create the necessary defensible space around your home. This plan will help you prepare your home, yourself, and your family so that you can leave early, well ahead of a fast-approaching wildfire.
Get Ready! Get Set! Now Go!
Contrary to common belief, a wildfire does not have to burn everything in its path. In fact, clearing property of debris and maintaining landscaping are important, yet simple, first steps for residents. Following the points below, go around your house; how likely do you think your home is to survive a wildfire?
County Fire urges residents to be prepared for a wildfire and know what to do when asked to evacuate. The READY! SET! GO! program provides important preparation information. The goal of this program is to educate and engage residents in reducing the risk in their communities, which will help save lives and property.
To learn more on how you can be prepared for a wildfire and create your own Ready! Set! Go! plan, visit www.sbcfire.org/ReadySetGo.aspx. San Bernardino County Fire wishes you a safe summer.