Hurricane season is just around the corner, are you ready? | Environment
Tarpon Springs, Florida -- East Lake Fire Rescue is hoping all area residents are. But if you aren't, they have a few tips for you.
- Be informed, know your evacuation zone and stay tuned to local news
- A weather radio is also a great tool if you lose power
- Have a survival kit prepared in case you aren't in an evacuation zone or chose to "ride it out" at home
- Have an emergency plan in place for evacuations
- Have all your important documents ready to go with you along with any medicines you will need
Pinellas County has some great resources for residents online at www.pinellascounty.org. You can also contact the county at 727-464-3000 to help ensure a safe storm season for you and your family.