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Fire Pre-Evacuation Checklist
We've had three large fires all around us already this year; it's beginning to feel like a game of grade school dodgeball, with us in the center.
Amid all the good material written so far, we haven't been able to find a good "final hours" checklist -- so we wrote one. It requires Acrobat Reader, as does the Fire article mentioned in the Checklist. Here are the links:
Download Acrobat Reader | Checklist (PDF) | Fire Article (PDF)
We've been watching off-road use for six years, and it's spinning out of control: there are more of them and each one is doing more damage. We don't have scientifically valid statistical data to back this theory up; but after watching the casual way some have treated cigarettes and campfires (and the hostility with which they've met any suggestions that their rights were not absolute and inviolable), it has occurred to us that these folks are particularly dangerous sorts to have around dry, combustible material, which in turn surrounds our houses:
The YG Firehouse really does need to know where your batteries are located. Those things are volatile and dangerous, so fire fighting techniques are adjusted accordingly. We want to save your house and we want to protect ourselves; both goals are furthered if we know where your batteries are located.
A rough sketch of the footprint will do. Include an arrow for North, identify any access roads/driveways, locate the batteries, and note any hazard or aid (underground cistern). Deliver the sketch anyway you want:
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