Wildfire Preparedness

Give yourself a fighting chance against wildfires.

*Wildfire Preparedness Workshop*
This no-cost workshop will provide information to citizens regarding wildfire hazard reduction techniques, community wildfire mitigation and preparedness efforts, evacuation planning, insurance needs and more.Saturday, April 28, 2018
9 a.m. – noon
Philip S. Miller Building
Commissioners’ Hearing Room
100 Third Street, Castle Rock, CO 80104RSVP for this workshop by April 20 to jwelle@douglas.co.us

*Wildfire Activity Highlights Need for Mitigation to Protect Homes*
With large fires causing evacuations and structure losses over the past few weeks in northwest Colorado and around the West, the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) wants to remind homeowners living in the wildland-urban interface to prepare for wildfires before they arrive.

It seems like every year there’s a major wildfire in Colorado.  And not one homeowner ever thought it could happen to them.  So take charge.  Learn how you can protect your family –including pets and livestock — and your home before there is a fire.  Sign up for Douglas County Code Red wildfire notification. Clear trees and brush from around the perimeter of your homeCome up with an escape plan. And don’t wait for permission to leave. Know when to go. And give yourself a fighting chance.

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Douglas County Disaster Preparedness Guide

Get started now.  Create your family emergency plan.  Learn how to protect yourself and your loves ones – including your pets – before, during and after a disaster.
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View this free guide by clicking on the Disaster Preparedness guide for a pdf format or download it to your mobile device by following the instructions below:

Step 1: On your device, download the “QuickSeries Mobile” app.

Step 2: Launch the QuickSeries Mobile app, select “Bookstore

Step 3: Once in “Bookstore”, select “Access Web Account” and enter  code qfeyfar9