There are two types of fires that you need to prepare for. The first
one is a house fire, and the second a wildfire.
The risk of a house fire is low when there are no smokers in the house, you
are careful with candles, and your home wiring is up to code.
Everyone should prepare for a house fire by having both hard wired and
battery operated smoke alarms. You should also have an escape plan for
your family, rope ladders for upstairs bedrooms, and a meeting place outside the
home so that in case of a fire you know all family members are safe.
If your home should be in the path of a wildfire, this is where a mini
prepper is ahead of the game. If you have to leave quickly, you grab your
bug out bag and go.
Note: Most house fires are covered by insurance. As you can see
from the picture at the top of the page, a fire can destroy everything in your
home. Be sure both your home and your home's contents are adequately
insured. It is always a good idea to take photos or videos of your home's