14-year-old Sophia Righthouse was praised this week for identifying a structure fire and jumping to action to warn residents. This particular 14-year-old was a Girl Scout and a Young Marines youth service member who had also completed a FEMA certification training…which is to say that she was probably more prepared to jump to action than many of you reading this post.
Below in the video, Mike Fusco shares 3 tips for being prepared before a wildfire event.
Here are additional resources to help you prepare your home in the event of a wildfire, how to evacuate, and what to do after the fire, including the document from FEMA which Mike references:
You can also read this KPBS article about preparing for the next wildfire.