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🚨We’ve got you covered on everything you need to know about wildfires. A thread ⬇️  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-29/everything-to-know-about-wildfires 

What does it mean for a fire to be some percent “contained”? Firefighter talk for how much of a fire’s perimeter they believe they can stop from expanding.
 https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-31/what-is-fire-containment 

As you would do for people, putting aside emergency supplies and having your pet’s documents in order before an emergency is vital.  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-29/how-to-prepare-pets-and-large-animals-for-wildfires 

Mostly, they’re caused by humans.  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-29/how-do-wildfires-start 

Steps from the experts on how to prepare for a wildfire in your area  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-28/california-wildfires-how-to-prepare 

What should you do? First, do not buy an adult-sized mask in the hope that it may protect your child.  https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-10-28/protecting-kids-wildfire-smoke-masks-precautions 

No one has formally proposed robust limits on home building in areas at risk of wildfire.  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-28/kincade-getty-fire-prone-neighborhood-limit-homebuilding 

Experts say there are steps Californians can take to keep the lights on during the next planned outages. Here are some options:  https://www.latimes.com/environment/story/2019-10-28/california-pge-edison-power-outages-keep-lights-on 


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