Do You Know Your Bug-out Route?

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“…no matter how secure your fortress, be it Castle Greyskull or Mount Olympus II, you may have to leave it for one reason or another: fire, radiation, severe flood/hurricane, or the IHM (Incredible Human Mob).” Having supplies and survival training won’t do a lot of good if you can’t get out of town in a […]

Could you survive a house fire?

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According to the National Fire Protection Association, In 2015, there were 1,345,500 fires reported in the United States. These fires caused 3,280 civilian deaths, 15,700 civilian injuries, and $14.3 billion in property damage. http://www.nfpa.org/news-and-research/fire-statistics-and-reports/fire-statistics/fires-in-the-us 501,500 were structure fires, causing 2,685 civilian deaths, 13,000 civilian injuries, and $10.3 billion in property damage. 204,500 were vehicle fires, […]

Emergency Preparedness 101

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We invite guest articles by subject matter experts. To kick off our disaster preparedness blog we’re fortunate to have a guest article by Robert Mitchell, M.D. Emergency Preparedness 101: first installment We interrupt this program…. Remember when this pronouncement meant something to listeners or viewers? Like many of you in the 12th Man, I found […]