Centers for Disease Control…and wildfires

Published: June 4, 2013, 10:51 am, by Ryan Handy

Bill Gabbert, author of Wildfire Today–a fantastic wildland fire blog–posted about the Centers for Disease Control and their suggestions for dealing with an encroaching wildfire.

Unlikely grouping? Not really, I think, as wildfire smoke can pose a serious threat to health in the short-term and the long-term. Some Mountain Shadows residents, for instance, are still dealing with smoke particles circulating in their houses.

Gabbert found this great graphic by the CDC, which is a short-cut to wildfire evacuation–with tips that will help keep your home safe and lower the impact of smoke damage, perhaps.

 

 

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You can view a larger version of the graphic by clicking here.  These are things you can do now, long before an evacuation notice goes out.