Evacuations: What To Bring

Published On: Oct 10 2011 06:45:44 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 06 2011 02:44:47 AM CDT

As wildfires threaten many areas of the state, the Texas Department of State Health Services urges Texans to make sure they have grab-and-go items gathered in case evacuation becomes necessary.

People should bring the essentials, including:

People should also gather important documents and other items, including:

For checklists and information about how to build a custom plan, visit www.texasprepares.org.

For information on the health effects of wildfire smoke, visit www.texasprepares.org/English/Information-wildfires.shtml.