About the author

Sean A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.

Category: Pet Safety Tips, Preparedness Tips

Does your fire safety plan include your pets?

October 10th, 2012

Dog fire safetyIt may sound strange but true, but hundreds of fires are started by pets each year.  If you are a pet owner, check out this article by the AKC on how to include your pets in your safety plans, and tips for preventing your pet from causing a fire.

It’s also important to consider how to account for your pets in the event of an emergency.  How will emergency responders know to look for your pet?  Consider a window cling for the front of your house where you can write how many pets are in the home.  If you travel with your dog in the car, include a sticker on your car as well.

Visit our Pet Preparedness Resources page for more tips and videos.

Here is an “odd but true” video of what happened when a dog attacks “cleaning supplies” in the kitchen.

About the author

Sean A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.