What to do if an evacuation is necessary: 

  • Evacuate immediately, if told to do so.  Use travel routes specified by local officials.
  • Wear sensible clothing and sturdy shoe, appropriate for weather.
  • Take along your Emergency Preparedness Kit.
  • Turn off all appliances. Lock your doors and windows.
  • Take a form of identification and any medicine taken regularly by family members.
  • Do not return to the emergency site until local officials have given an "ALL CLEAR".
  • After the emergency is over, enter your home with caution. Open doors and windows to ventilate. DO NOT strike a match or turn on electric lights until you are sure there are no breaks in gas lines.