Extension Spotlight

Wildfire preparedness

 

March 21, 2024



The pictures, video and news reports coming out of western Nebraska and the Texas Panhandle this week are another eye opener of the destructive power of wildfire. Homes, farms, ranches, pastures, fences, crops and livestock all lost in a matter of minutes. Communities surrounded without evacuation routes, cut off by fire. A nightmare for those who live through it. Now is the time to make sure your family, home and facilities are wildfire ready.

Start by making and emergency plan. There are many resources to help you develop an emergency plan, but here are some basic things to think about. If a...



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