Home safety advice for fire season

The Moscow Volunteer Fire Department has advice to stay safe during the fire season this summer. The Department recommends developing an emergency plan and keeping a supply kit including important documents, personal identification and medication. The plan should include a two ways out of the neighborhood and designated meeting place. The Department also recommends mowing the grass regularly and clearing debris, woodpiles, BBQ grills, lawn furniture and overhanging branches away from the house. Home and business owners in wildfire prone areas are advised to create at least 30 feet of defensible green space.

moscow f