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THIS IS EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR EVERYONE IN

BRENTWOOD AS A WHOLE COMMUNITY.

YOU, YOUR NEIGHBOR, ALL OF US NEED TO BE PREPARED

Fire Prevention Videos
From Dr. Jack D. Cohen, Research Scientist, US Fire Service Rocky Mountain Research Station:
1)   Your Home Can Survive a Wildfire
2)  If Your Home Doesn’t Ignite It Can’t Burn
3)  Understanding Fire Behavior in the Wildland/Urban Interface
4)  Radiant Heat versus Firebrands (embers)

Defensible Space
A website compiling best practices for creating fire-wise homes and landscapes, from an initiative led by the Santa Monica Mountains Resource Conservation District:  defensiblespace.org

Evacuation Orders — Terminology
Cal OES (Governor’s Office of Emergency Services) definitions as of May 2020:  Evacuation Orders

FIRE DANGER LEVEL
RED FLAG STATUS
HOW DO YOU PREPARE?
  • Your Family Plan. Practice it!
  • What will you need? Choose a List
  • Sign up for alerts
    • NotifyLA – Sign up now.  This one is important .  There are quite a few of these. They will give you immediate info in an emergency
  • Neighborhood Plan– Your neighbors are your first responders.
    Emergency services will be there but not immediately. There should be a
    neighborhood plan to respond in a crisis. Some things to consider:

    • Use RYLAN as a tool to organize your neighborhood
    • Does everyone have a list of phone numbers?
    • Do you have a FRS/Ham radio network?
    • Where will you meet? Who is not safe and will need help
  • Be Trained and Informed– CERT, FEMA, & more
  • Tips and Tricks – Ideas that are not on the usual lists

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LAFD Fire Alerts