Be Ready, Butte is a community-based initiative designed to suck the oxygen out of destructive wildfires through awareness, education, and mutual support.
In Butte County, wildfires are inevitable. What isn’t inevitable is surrendering our homes and livelihoods to them.
It’s up to each of us to take responsibility to educate ourselves and our neighbors about fire safety, and to take every precaution to protect our homes, and our neighborhoods.
There’s an all-new, information-packed website under development.
But while we’re waiting for it to be launched, the info on this page may just save your life and the lives of friends, neighbors and family.
We’ve included some of the most essential fire safety tips from an excellent resource called Ready, Set, Go.
Establish a fire-discouraging perimeter around your home:
As with any intruder, preventing wildfire embers from finding a way in is key:
Follow these two primary sources:
Don’t take action without solid information:
A zone system for evacuations has been put into place for Butte County. You can easily check to see if an evacuation has been ordered in your area.
Sign up for important information and action items:
Enter your email or phone number to find out more about wildfire in your area, and how to be ready this fire season.