Emergency Services Emergency Supplies

A supply list* for the home should include the following:

  • Flashlight and extra batteries.
  • Battery powered NOAA weather radio.
  • An am/fm radio to receive emergency information.
  • Extra food. High energy food such as dried fruit or candy and food that requires no cooking or refrigeration is best.
  • Extra drinking water. Remember the rule of thumb is one gallon per person, per day.
  • Extra medicine
  • First aid supplies
  • Extra baby items.
  • Heating fuel. Make sure you have a good supply in case suppliers can't reach you
    Emergency heating source.
  • Fireplace.
  • Wood stove.
  • Space heater.
  • Learn how to properly prevent a fire.
  • Have proper ventilation.
  • Fire extinguisher and smoke detectors.
  • Emergency generator and fuel. **

*The above list is not all inclusive, but are some suggestions for you to consider. You may add items of your own to meet your needs.

**You may have to consult an electrician and/or other professional to install and learn how to use a generator safely.