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Your Personal Flood Preparation Action Plan

If you live in the recent burn areas impacted by the Woolsey Fire, here are some tips and information that may help you prepare for possible rain, mudslides, and debris flow.



During inclement weather conditions, rain along with flash flooding in some areas, pose a tremendous hazard for both people and property throughout areas of Los Angeles County. Whether at home, at work, at school, or in your vehicle, be prepared to deal various types of water related emergencies.


Need Sandbags for water control?

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Watch this short video on proper way to fill sandbags. You can also DOWNLOAD instructions (Spanish Version Here).

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Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries.

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LACoFD Holiday Decor Safety


Follow these safety tips from Los Angeles County Fire Department to prevent injuries and deaths related to heating your home. List of items and safety recommendations:

  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recommends carbon monoxide alarm system to be included near bedrooms and on each floor of your home.
  • Make sure heating equipment is installed properly. Have a trained specialist or your local Gas Company inspector inspect and tune up your heating system each year.
  • Keep portable space heaters at least 3 feet from anything that can burn, including bedding, furniture, and clothing.
  • Always use a space heater that is equipped with automatic shot off when tipped over.

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