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Wildfire Season : How to Better Prepare for Summer Natural Disasters Next Year

An important survival tip is to stay prepared for natural disasters life throws our way! Are you and your family prepared for natural disasters, such as wildfires? If not, Generark is here to help you be prepared for next year’s wildfire season!

What You Need to Know About Wildfires 

Wildfires are the number one summer-time natural disaster. Because of high temperatures in the summer, wildfires are common. Since the year 2000, an annual average of70,600 wildfires burn  approximately 7.0 million acres every year. 

Wildfires appear randomly and dangerously fast. The smoke from these fires can have a major impact on your health. Wildfire smoke can cause heart and lung problems and isestimated to kill approximately 500 elderly people in the United States every year. 

Power outages are common before, during, and after wildfires. It is a good idea to have a power generator as a backup power supply. Generark has plenty of power station options such as theGenerark Solar Generator (HomePower ONE Series), which comes with the HomePower ONE backup battery power station and theSolarPower ONE portable solar panels.



How to Prepare For Wildfires

  1. Recognize Wildfire Warnings and Alerts - You may have heard weather alerts for thunderstorms, tornados, flooding, etc. Wildfire warnings and alerts are just as important.  Everyone should familiarize themselves with these warnings. Visithttps://www.ready.gov/wildfires#prepare to learn more about receiving alerts. 
  2. Make an Emergency Evacuation Plan -  Make a plan that includes each member of your family, including pets, and make sure everyone is aware of this plan. Make sure to include where to go and what to do. 
  • Tip: Draw out a plan and post it in the house!
  • Make a First Aid/Disaster Kit - In this kit, include medical supplies, disinfectants, masks to prevent smoke inhalation, food for up to seven days, water, backup power supplies, flashlights, local maps, and anything else you may need. Check out thislist from ready.gov for more ideas on what you should put in your emergency kit.

  • How Generark Can Help During a Wildfire and Its Aftermath

    Emergencies and natural disasters are stressful! You can help ease this stress by having an emergency plan and a backup power station. Having a portable power generator can help with communication during a natural disaster. For example, let’s say your significant other is at work, a wildfire grows fast in the woods near your house, and your phone is dead. What do you do? If you have a portable backup battery like theHomePower ONE, then you can charge your phone as soon as you get to a safe place and warn your partner not to go home! 

    Not only canGenerark help during a wildfire, but we can help after the damage is done. Once you can return to your home, there is a possibility that your power will be out. In this situation, you can just use your portable backup power generator, with up to 7 days of power supply!


    Read more about how Generark can be there for you in any emergency situation. Learn all about our products, how to make the most out of your purchase from Generark (our backup generators can be used for more than emergencies), and even how to best prepare for common emergencies you could face in your area. Check back for even more how-tos, user-stories, and community resources.

    About Generark: Generark is the most reliable source of emergency backup power for your home and community. From theHomePower ONE power station providing portable access to electricity, to theSolarPower ONE as a source for recharging, never be disconnected from what matters most to you. Learn more about how Generark and its industry-leading 5-year limited warranty can bring protection and security to your family on ourwebsite. Never face a power outage alone with a backup battery generator and solar panel from Generark.

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