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Evacuations

Every now and then reality strikes.  Not to far from where I live a railroad car fire and possible propane explosion forced the evacuation of 5000 homes in the city of Lincoln.  Some people that I am acquainted with were forced to leave their homes on short notice.

Being interested in preparedness, we all like to think that we are ready for anything.  So as a result of some of the things I observed I measured what happened against my own plans.  Looking at my own bug out bag, I found some shortcomings for this situation.

My kit is made for a more end of the world scenario, not a trip across town to stay with friends or in a motel. …

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