It’s easy to think fires only happen to other people, but unfortunately, this kind of thinking can lead to tragic consequences.
When horses or livestock are involved in a fire event, action needs to be taken quickly to save the lives of animals and to reduce property damage.
Being proactive is the safest firewise plan; late evacuation, or waiting until emergency responders can get to you is often a deadly choice. Once fire is close, visibility may be poor and travel hazardous. Fallen trees, power lines, abandoned cars and firefighting vehicles can easily block roads. Even quiet horses may panic in a trailer filled with smoke or surrounded by sirens.Read More