Wildfire safety resources in San Diego County

From creating defensible space to mapping out an emergency evacuation plan for your family, there are many ways to be prepared.

Cal Fire San Diego

Wildfire season is year-round in San Diego County.

The National Fire Protection Association is right in the middle of its 100th annual Fire Prevention Week, but in San Diego County, wildfire safety is top of mind year-round. 🚒

With ongoing drought-like conditions and peak Santa Ana winds, October is notoriously the start of the toughest season for fighting fires in San Diego County. Historically, it’s also the month when our region’s most devastating wildfires have happened.

San Diego Fire-Rescue Department

The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department issues constant updates on Twitter about fires impacting local neighborhoods.

Photo via @SDFD

To keep you alert + protected against wildfires, here are some local safety resources.