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Sep 8, 2010 12:27 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

Wildfire evacuation checklist

The devastating Fourmile Canyon Wildfire in Boulder County has many residents in fire-prone area on edge, and thinking about how to protect themselves.

The Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association has offered a list of what to take along if you are evacuated ahead of a wildfire. This is a good list to print out for future reference:

  • Social Security cards
  • Driver's licenses
  • Credit cards
  • House deed
  • Vehicle titles
  • Marriage license
  • Birth Certificates
  • Insurance policies
  • Home inventory list/photos
  • Health insurance cards
  • Prescription medications
  • Important personal computer information downloaded to disk
  • Valuable jewelry
  • Photographs
  • Home videos
  • Items with sentimental value, such as wedding dress or baby keepsakes
  • One week's worth of clothing
  • Pets with ID tags, carriers, and pet food

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