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Here Comes The Rain Again – 14 Gallons Worth?

After weeks of wildfires and tinder dry conditions, the forecast calls for rain, finally! Just in time for National Preparedness month and the #14gallons challenge!   It’s really simple, you can go days without food, but only around 72 hours without water.     So stop stocking cans until you’ve stockpiled 1 gallon of drinking water, per person or pet, per day, for a full 14 day supply! Take the #14gallons challenge!!! Here’s how you can participate. 1)    Obtain 14 gallons of water. 2)    Take a creative photo with it. 3)    Post your…

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Back to School – Do You Know Where Your Kids Are?

When you’re at work do you know where your kids are? Back to school means new classrooms, new teachers, new grades, new schools, and time for a new family communications and emergency plan! MAKE BACK TO SCHOOL TIME A REGULAR PART OF YOUR FAMILY’S EMERGENCY PLANNING PROCESS. EMERGENCIES CAN HAPPEN AT ANY TIME. In a major emergency cell phones can become useless, and schools and school districts might not be able to provide immediate information as to the location and well-being of your students. Talking with your kids and their…

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Burning Down The House – Fire Season Starts Now!

It rained the floods of Noah for nine months… so what? Fire season is upon us. As you bask in the glory of the first decent long weekend since the dawn of time remember that you, too, can burn down the house, forest, village – it takes one carelessly tossed cigarette, errant ember, or still hot bbq coal. I’m a huge pyromaniac, all about the camp/bonfire, but campfires can cause wildfires and wildfires can cause loss of life, kill wildlife and destroy habitat and property. So know before you go, and…

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