If You Need To Evacuate...

By: KKTV/Red Cross
By: KKTV/Red Cross

For a list of evacuations due to the Waldo Canyon Fire, visit our Wildfire page.

If you need to evacuate, here are suggestions from the Red Cross...

Supplies to take with you if you need to evacuate:


  • Water—one gallon per person, per day (3­day supply)

  • Food—non­perishable, easy­to­prepare items (3­day supply)

  • Flashlight

  • Battery­powered or hand­crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible)

  • Extra batteries

  • First aid kit

  • Medications (7­day supply) and medical items

  • Multi­purpose tool

  • Sanitation and personal hygiene items

  • Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, deed/lease to home, birth certificates, insurance policies)

  • Cell phone with chargers

  • Family and emergency contact information

  • Extra cash

  • Emergency blanket

  • Other essential items that could not be replaced if they were destroyed


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