Evacuation Go Bag
Be prepared by assembling a Go Bag
Wildfire and Emergency "Go Bag"
Put together your Go Bag and keep it accessible. Keep it light enough to carry on foot and prepare for 72 hours. Each person in your family should have one.
High Visibility Backpack
Store your supplies as your "Go Bag". Get one for each family member.
Sturdy Pair of Shoes/Boots
Evacuation alerting and AM/FM weather radio with built in flashlight. Solar, hand-crank, or USB rechargeable lithium battery. Can use AA batteries.
Most headlamps use the smaller AAA batteries. This headlamp uses the same batteries as the radio (above) and handheld flashlight.
Over-The-Glass safety goggles with anti-fog coating. This is one of the most important evacuation safety items.
This dedicated gaiter will protect your face and neck while evacuating. Using a cotton one is best as synthetic material can melt.
Wear a disposable particulate mask beneath your bandanna or gaiter (above) to prevent inhalation of embers and particulates.
Protect your hands on the circumstance hot debris need to be moved from your evacuation route.
Important Papers (passports, birth certificates, etc.)
This is a compact flashlight that uses the same AA batteries as radio and headlamp above. Bring spare batteries.
Cell Phone/USB Portable Charger
Four or more days of charging for your cell phone in an emergency. Be sure to pack a spare charging cord/cable.
Carry at least 32-ounces of water per person while evacuating. Keep additional water in your home for general preparedness.
First Aid Kit
Compact first aid kit. Be sure to pack at least 1 week of spare prescription medications.
Dress for Survival
Wearing cotton long sleeved clothes is important and can prevent injury. Below is an image