This is a great post about what to think about before your area is devastated by fire like Paradise. I am so sorry the author had his home and possessions destroyed but he took the time to give us all the benefit of these important lessons.
I was on a large search a couple of weeks ago, and in the time spent wandering around the woods I had some time to think about solid ways to be found in if you’re lost or injured.
I spent 72 hours doing body search and recovery up in the Camp Fire‘s wake, and had some similar time to think about fires ripping through a town. What I would do when I got home, what I would do if a fire was coming close, and what things would look like afterwards.
To date there are 631 people missing in the Camp Fire. Our task was to search homes and vehicles for bones and bodies.
Fast Moving Fires are Faster Than You Think
What I didn’t understand about fast moving fires is that they move really fast. Not only towards your home, but also towards the road you were…
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