Wildfire Evacuation Kit Checklist

Basic Supplies

At a minimum, have the basic supplies listed below. Keep supplies in an easy-to-carry emergency preparedness kit that you can use at home or take with you in case you must evacuate.

  • Battery-powered or hand-crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible)
  • Cell phone with chargers
  • Copies of personal documents
    • Birth certificates
    • Deed / lease to home
    • Insurance policies
    • Passports
    • Proof of address
    • Medication list and pertinent medical information
  • Emergency blanket
  • Extra batteries
  • Extra cash
  • Family and emergency contact information
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Food-non perishable, easy-to-prepare items
    • Three-day supply for evacuation
    • Two-week supply for home)
  • Map(s) of the area
  • Medications (seven-day supply) and medical items
  • Multi - purpose tool
  • Sanitation and personal hygiene items
  • Water-one gallon per person, per day
    • Three-day supply for evacuation
    • Two-week supply for home
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Additional Needs

Consider the needs of all family members and add supplies to your kit. Suggested items to help meet additional needs are:

  • Baby supplies
    • Baby food
    • Diapers
    • Formula
    • Bottles
  • Blankets or sleeping bags
  • Duct tape
  • Entertainment items
  • Extra clothing, hat and sturdy shoes
  • Extra set of car keys and house keys
  • Games and activities for children
  • Household liquid bleach
  • Manual can opener
  • Matches
  • Medical supplies
    • Cane
    • Contact lenses
    • Glasses
    • Syringes
    • Hearing aids with extra batteries
  • N95 or surgical masks
  • Pet supplies
    • Bowl
    • Carrier
    • Food
    • ID
    • Leash
    • Collar
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Rain gear
  • Scissors
  • Tools / supplies for securing your home
  • Towels
  • Two-way radios
  • Whistle
  • Work gloves

Additional Supplies

Additional supplies to keep at home or in your kit based on the types of disasters common to your area.