The Center for Economic Development at California State University, Chico is working with Pacific Gas & Electric Company to increase access to safety information, so residents can plan and prepare in the event of disaster. We hope it makes the difference in keeping everyone safe.
People are being asked to prepare a Five Minute Plan to evacuate their homes immediately and watch for Red Flag Warnings. Evacuation orders means you have to leave right away to avoid getting stuck. Preparing a Five Minute Plan gets your family ready to go quickly once you are ordered to leave.
There are steps that must be taken in order to be able to leave in 5 minutes.
· Mark evacuation routes on map
· Plan where to go if you can’t come home
· Put together an emergency supply kit
· Explain plan to children
· Practice leaving your home in 5 minutes
For additional information and safety tips, click here.