Hot weather and fireworks safety information
The heat is on! Hot weather and drier than normal conditions threaten personal health and property as we enter the warmest months of the year. Emergency management personnel and Public Health officials have issued safety directives to keep loved ones safe and avoid fires - especially during July 4 celebrations.
Note: Use of fireworks is strongly discouraged. Attend a licensed professional display in your area instead.
Learn more about extreme heat hazards.
Summer travel emergency preparedness tips
Planning a summer road trip? Be sure to service your vehicle beforehand and pack emergency supplies for each family member, including:
- Plenty of water and non-perishable snacks (e.g. nuts, crackers, fruit, granola bars)
- Games and stuffed animals
- First aid kit, medications, and sunscreen
- Jumper cables, car jack, and spare tire
- Mobile phone charger
- Extra cash
Don't forget supplies for your pets! For more information and a checklist, visit MakeItThrough.org.