Being Prepared for a Wildfire Can Save Your Life and Home
I’m Ed Smith, a Northern California wildfire attorney. Once again, California is besieged by wildfires capable of taking life and destroying property. For those in harm’s way, being prepared can often make an enormous difference. Granted, taking steps to secure your home or business and making sure that you are ready to face the ordeal of evacuation doesn’t mean that your home will be spared or that your life won’t be turned upside down. What preparedness will give you is peace of mind and a better chance of surviving the fire’s wrath. Let’s take a look at the impact of a wildfire, what steps you can take to stay alert to its progress and what you can do to lessen the trauma of a necessary evacuation.