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• Last updated: June 21, 2024

How to Survive a Wildfire

Steps about surviving a wildfire.

The best survival strategy for dealing with wildfires is to pay attention to whether they’re close to your area and to evacuate as early as possible if authorities tell you to. But sometimes things move too quickly to get out in time. If you’re a hiker caught in a sudden wildfire sparked by lightning or simply out on foot somewhere and trapped behind a wall of flame, use the tips above to get away safely.

Illustration by Ted Slampyak

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