Four County

Emergency Supply Kit

Prepare a safety kit before a storm hits to help your family if an emergency should occur. Include the following items: 

  • Flashlights or battery powered lanterns
  • Medicine, first aid supplies and baby items
  • An emergency water supply in case power to your electric water pump is interrupted.
  • Bottled drinking water, non-perishable food items, batteries and firewood
  • An emergency heating source


Review storm safety tips here:


Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

If your power is out following a storm and you must cook food with Sterno or charcoal, remember to do so outside in a well-ventilated area.  Cooking indoors with Sterno or charcoal will produce deadly carbon-monoxide fumes.

Si la electricidad se fuera después de una tormenta y usted tienecocinar los alimentos con Sterno o carbónrecuerde hacerlo afuera en un área bien ventiladaCocinar en el interior con Sterno o carbónproducirá humos de monóxido de carbono mortales.


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