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Contra Costa County California - Wildfire Preparedness Safety 18 April 2022 ( news )
Contra Costa County , state California ( By Press Release office)
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Stay prepared for wildfires and potential power outages . Tips include knowing how to manually open your garage door , parking your car in the direction you want to leave in , and evacuating when an order is issued for your safety .
Fire officials urge prevention and caution during wildfire danger season . Con Fire and the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office have published a guide for County residents to help prepare themselves , their families , and neighbors in the event of a wildfire .
View and download
Contra Costa County Residents Guide to Wildfire Preparedness & Evacuation ( PDF )
Guide to Wildfire Preparedness & Evacuation in Spanish ( PDF )
Power outages may occur during fire season and high heat . You can
Prepare For A Power Outage ( PDF )
or in Spanish
Preparándose Para Un Apagón ( PDF )
your contact information with PG&E
to ensure notifications of outages .
For information about power outages , see the
. Find PG&E
address lookup and outage map
. See ways to
prepare for an outage
PG&E language assistance
, visit its website or call 1 - 866 - 743 - 6589 .
Register to get emergency alerts via cell phone , email , or landline with the
Contra Costa Community Warning System ( CWS )
Defensible Space Self - Assessment
or see the flyer below . See information about
weed abatement and defensible space
. Visit Contra Costa County Fire Protection District at
www . cccfpd . org
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