Community Evacuation Plans

Wildfire July 18, 2013 Print Friendly and PDF
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If you are interested in finding out if your community has an evacuation plan contact the local fire department, law enforcement agency, or emergency services department. They will discuss planned evacuation routes, assembly points, how to get evacuation information and tips on evacuation in your community.

Do not wait until a wildfire occurs to attempt to obtain this information as fire and emergency services will be extremely busy. If your community does not have one, meet with your fire department about creating an evacuation plan.

An example of an evacuation plan can be seen at:


Article Written by:
Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA


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