Download the new Wildfire app!

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The American Red Cross has launched its forth life-saving app! The Wildfire App helps to prepare, warn, and help you in an event of a wildfire in your area. With notifications of wildfires in your area to a toolkit that will assist you in a power outage, this app is a must for anyone who lives in an area vulnerable to wildfires.

 Some features of the app include:

  • Easy instruction that teach you what to do before, during, and after a wildfire, even with no data connectivity.
  • Notifications about current wildfires or wildfire-conductive weather.
  • A one-touch “I’m Safe” alert that notifies friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, email, and text.
  • Listings of available Red Cross shelters in your area.
  • A Toolkit designed to keep you safe in a power outage, including a strobe light, flashlight, and audible alert functions.
  • Step-by-step instructions teaching you to assemble an emergency kit for your family in the event of a power outage or evacuation.
  • Learn how to create and practice an emergency plan for your family.
  • Test your knowledge of wildfires with interactive quizzes and earn badges to share with your friends.
  • Learn about the history of wildfires in your area through illustration.

Whether you or a loved one lives in a wildfire-prone area, make sure to download the Wildfire app to keep you and your family safe.

Download for iPhone here and Android here.

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