All in First Aid

Fires & blackouts

Fire season is in full swing here in California. On top of that, the power companies have scheduled blackouts throughout California this week, thanks to the Santa Ana winds and associated fire risks.

Recipe: Blackout prep. Power outages are the most common disaster in American. I’ll share my “blackout box” preps.

Recipe: First Aid. Given the heat wave and fires breaking out all over California, I’ll share some info on heat-related illnesses. In addition to tips for preventing hyperthermia, you can learn the symptoms and some basic field treatments for an overheated friend or family member.