Would you know what to do if a fire started in your home? Would your kids? Are you prepared for an earthquake or other natural disaster? Take the time now to review safety facts and tips so your family will be prepared in the event of an emergency in your home or community.
San Diego’s fire season is year-round. We continue to experience some of the driest periods in state history. It’s important that every resident prepare their home and their family for the possibility of a major fire. You can download a copy of your personal “Ready, Set, Go!” wildland fire action guide below. We hope you will read the guide and follow its advice.
Ready, Set, Go! – English
Ready, Set, Go! – Spanish
Home Fire Escape Plan
Do you and your family have a home fire escape plan? Download your copy here. Create a plan that includes everyone in your home. Be sure to practice at least twice a year.
9-1-1 is the telephone number to call when you need immediate police, fire, lifeguard or medical assistance. Do you know when to call 9-1-1? Do you know what to do when you reach a dispatcher? Download a free “Help 9-1-1 Help You” below.
“Help 9-1-1 Help You” – English
“Help 9-1-1 Help You” – Spanish
Ready San Diego has resources to help you and your family prepare for (and recover from) everything from wildland fires to an earthquake and more. Visit Ready San Diego for lifesaving resources, including how to receive safety alerts on your phone.
211 San Diego works with County and other local resources to connect you, your family, and other residents to community-wide service organizations that focus on health, food, housing, disaster, veterans, and other specialized needs.
Make sure pets and livestock are included in your family’s wildfire evacuation plan. Have a livestock and pet disaster preparedness kit ready for each animal.
Pet Fire Safety
Wildland Fire Safety for your Livestock and Pets
College students (and their parents) should take a few minutes to make sure they are living in a fire-safe environment. Educating students on what they can do to stay safe during the school year is important and often overlooked. Click here to download college campus fire safety tips
Visit the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department website for more even safety education resources.