Prepare to evacuate from a wildfire

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Wildfire can destroy a home within minutes. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
Wildfire season is upon the Anza Valley, and residents should formulate an evacuation plan in case an evacuation is called. As Cal Fire, Riverside County Fire Department and the U.S. Forestry Department deploy resources to find wildland fires, they release information that is accurate, timely and trustworthy. If an evacuation is imminent, residents will be alerted, and law enforcement agencies will go door to door to ensure everyone clears out safely. Come up with a plan before things get hot. Everyone in the home must be aware of the actions to be taken and prepared in an instant to implement the plan. The strategy should include a meeting place outside the danger area and all routes to this place from the home need to be familiar to all persons involved. Make considerations f
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