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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.

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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