Since we are right in the middle of lightning season—between May and September—it’s worth remembering that 92 percent of lightning injuries and deaths occur during these months. It’s also worth noting that 45 percent of the deaths and 80 percent of injuries occurred between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. According to the National Weather Service […]
The Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su) Borough lies northwest of Anchorage, Alaska, and includes the towns of Houston, Wasilla, and Palmer. Locally known as Mat-Su, the borough is roughly the size of West Virginia (over 24,500 square miles) with about 100,000 residents living in it. When emergencies and events that draw large crowds occur, the Borough Emergency Management […]
While RVing, for the most part, is a relatively safe lifestyle, it never hurts to take a few precautions because you never know where an adventure in RVing may take you. The following are six tips to help keep you safe while enjoying your RV. 1. Don’t share your real-time location While it’s tempting to […]
The morning of November 30, while in mid-conversation with my husband about the odd behavior of the dogs, the world shook us off our feet. As dishes, dry goods, and belongings flew out of cabinets, and the power went out, I grabbed the dog and bolted toward the door. The earth was shaking so violently […]
You’ve probably had people tell you to “be positive” or “don’t worry.” While optimism is a valuable trait in many situations, you shouldn’t let it prevent you from knowing what to do in a crisis or buying the right emergency gear. In-the-moment emergency supplies Window breaker/Seatbelt cutter tool: If your RV is in an accident and ends […]
RV insurance isn’t sexy but here’s why it’s important to know how RV insurance total loss coverage can protect you from financial ruin.