Have You Ever Been in a Blackout?

City Blackout - 2003Are you taking full advantage of National Preparedness Month this September?  It’s a great time to think about all the things we plan to think about later, and somehow push off for months or years.

Preparedness efforts can’t be planned after a disaster!  For example, blackouts….the Ready.gov site offers some great tips on what to do before, after, and during a blackout.

For example, have you ever considered putting bottles of water in your freezer to help keep your food safe longer?  How about keeping at least a half-tank of gasoline in your car because most gas stations rely on electricity to power their pumps?

Read more at Blackouts by Ready.gov