These advisory levels play an important role in your safety. Read them, know them, and post them.
LEVEL 1 Advisory
Persons are warned that current or projected threats from hazards associated with the approaching fire(s) are severe. This is the time for preparation, and precautionary movement of persons with special needs, and (under certain circumstances) pets and lives stock.
You will be kept advised as conditions change. Area radio stations have been asked to broadcast updates. If conditions worsen, we will make every attempt to contact you.
If you are absent from your home for more than a short period of time, please leave a note with your name and a contact number in a visible location. An attempt will be made to contact you by phone.
LEVEL 2 Advisory
Conditions indicate a good probability that hazards associated with the fire(s) will severely limit our ability to provide emergency service protection. Dangerous conditions exist that may threaten your residence of business. You must prepare to leave at a moment’s notice.
Fire and law Enforcement personnel are working in this area to provide specific information about when to leave and the routes to be taken. This may be the only notice that you receive. You will be kept advised as conditions change. Area radio stations have been asked to broadcast periodic updates.
LEVEL 3 Advisory
Current conditions present a specific and immediate threat(s) to the life and safety of persons within this area. You are advised to evacuate immediately. Fire and Law enforcement personnel are working in this area to provide specific information on the route(s) to take.
If you chose to ignore this advisement, you must understand that emergency services may not be available. Volunteers will not be allowed to enter the area to provide assistance. Roadblocks and 24 hour patrols will be established in this area. You are advised to evacuate immediately. Residents will not be allowed to return until conditions are safe. Area radio stations have been asked to broadcast periodic updates.
For more information, email Irene Jerome, the Grant County Community Wildfire Protection Plan and FIrewise Coordinator.