How to prepare for wildfires and ash in Ireland

Ash, ash, and a bit of everything, that is.

The best way to survive a wildfire is to be prepared.

This can be done by taking the following precautions to stay safe:• Know your local weather patterns• Have a strong fire escape• Be prepared to make your own fireproofing• Use extra fire extinguishers and be prepared to take on a bit more fire• Be on your toes to avoid smoke from chimneys• Be aware of your surroundings and know your surroundings can be hazardous• Have fire protection gear and know how to access and use it• Be ready to use your cell phone when in a fire area• Know what to wear, what not to wear and what to do when it gets dark and dark in the night.