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Ready, Set, Go!

The Ready, Set, Go! Program helps prepare you, your family, and your property against the threat of fires in high risk wildfire areas and the wildland-urban-interface (WUI).

Prepare your home for the Fire Threat
  • Create defensible space by clearing brush away from your home.
  • Use fire-resistant landscaping and harden your home with fire-safe construction measures.
  • Assemble emergency supplies and belongings in a safe spot.
  • Make sure everyone in your family knows your Action Plan and planned escape routes.
  • For more information about how to be Ready for wildland fires, go to Firewise Communities®

Situational Awareness When a Fire Starts
  • Pack your vehicle with your emergency supplies.
  • Stay aware of the latest news from local media for updated information on the fire.
  • Listen for directions from your local fire department.

Leave Early!
  • Ensure the safety of you and your family.
  • Follow your Action Plan.
  • Watch out and MOVE OVER for firefighters and other emergency responders.
  • Listen for the latest updates from the local media about the fire.

For more Ready, Set, Go! Information and preparing your family and home for a wildland fire, go to: