Safety and preparedness resources

Use these safety and preparedness resources to guide your emergency plans, improve your home safety and prepare for wildfires, storms and other disasters. 


Home use medical devices: How to prepare for and handle power outages – U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Checklist: Emergency power planning for people who use electricity and battery dependent assistive technology and medical devices – Pacific ADA Center

Power outage during extreme heat – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tips for preventing heat-related illness – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Food and water safety during a power outage – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Personal and home preparedness guides

Building an emergency kit –

Making an emergency plan –

Preparing for power outages – Rocky Mountain Power

[VIDEO] How to make your home and property fire-safe – Oregon Department of Forestry and Keep Oregon Green

[VIDEO] Fire resistant landscaping tips – Oregon Department of Forestry

Wildfire safety

Staying safe during wildfire season handout – Rocky Mountain Power

Public Safety Power Shutoff handout – Rocky Mountain Power

Wildfire safety checklist – Rocky Mountain Power

Preparing for a wildfire – FEMA 

Wildfire safety – American Red Cross

Wildfire prevention information – Keep Oregon Green

Wildfire safety landscaping and construction checklist – National Fire Protection Association

Fire protection starts with prevention – Oregon Department of Forestry

Power outage safety & resources

Generator safety guide – Rocky Mountain Power

How to open a garage door manually – SFGate

Being water-wise during a power outage (water pump) – King County, WA

Charcoal and propane grill safety – National Fire Protection Association

State and local agencies


Utah wildfire info 

Utah Department of Emergency Management 


Wyoming Office of Homeland Security


Idaho Office of Emergency Management