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Va. Dept. of Forestry
Shaping Virginia's forests since 1914.
Shaping Virginia's forests since 1914.

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Due to technical issues, the VDOF seedling store won't open at 10 today. We hope to have the store open Wednesday. Sorry for inconvenience.

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Prepare for #wildfires by maintaining your lawn and removing combustible debris from around your home. Visit

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Call 911 as soon as you see a wildfire. Visit to learn more.

Before wildfire season create 30-100 ft safety zone around your home: rake leaves & clear flammable vegetation. #NatlPrep

Evaluate medical & assistive tech devices that you need to bring w/you if you must evacuate due to #wildfire. #NatlPrep

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If you must evacuate due to #wildfire, don't leave pets behind. Make a plan. Visit

If you evacuated the area due to #wildfire, wait for public officials to say it's safe before returning. #NatlPrep

Know your community's #evacuation plan and ID several routes to take in case roads are blocked. #NatlPrep

Be prepared to evacuate in the event of a #wildfire by knowing your family's evacuation plan. #NatlPrep

#WildfireSafety tip: Plan several escape routes away from your home by car and by foot.
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