Home fires can arise for a variety of reasons, but being prepared can be the difference.
Resources on Home Fires
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection brings you a guide to surviving a wildfire. It outlines key fire safety ideas such as defensible space, hardened homes, and the ready-set-go wildfire action plan. This plan includes an extensive list of items to prepare for and escape an area in the event of a fire. It also includes printable checklists.
An easy-to-access list of bullet points on what to do if a fire enters your home. Ready.gov gives a simpler yet broader approach. It goes over many hardware repairs to do before your house is deemed safe. Lastly, it describes a checklist to ensure your house is fireproof.