An Evacuation Kit for Your Home and Car

A fire, flood or other emergency may require the immediate evacuation of your home. The following items should be assembled and placed into a small portable container, readily accessible so that it can be grabbed as you flee your home.

  • A small battery powered radio (AM/FM) and extra batteries
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • A small amount of cash and change, and a credit card
  • An extra set of car and house keys
  • Eyeglasses
  • Have Critical family documents, in a portable, fireproof container
    • Social Security Cards
    • Insurance policies
    • Wills
    • Deeds
    • Savings and checking account numbers
    • Birth and Marriage Certificates
    • Inventory of household property and valuables/assets (video of your homes contents or pictures are extremely beneficial)

A Disaster Kit For Your Car

Keep your car equipped with emergency supplies. Never allow the gas tank to drop below half full. If warnings of an impending emergency are being broadcast, fill up because gas stations may be affected by the emergency. Keep these items stored in a portable container.

  • A small battery powered radio (AM/FM) and extra batteries
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Cellular phone and charger
  • Blanket
  • Jumper Cables
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Maps
  • Shovel
  • Flares
  • Bottled Water
  • Tire repair kit and pump
  • Nonperishable, high-energy foods (granola bars, canned nuts, hard candy, trail mix, peanut butter & crackers)