Earthquake Supplies Kit and Emergency Preparedness (cont.)
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How To Store Emergency Food
How To Use Emergency Food
Preparing food after an earthquake may be complicated by damage to your home and loss of electricity, gas, and water. The following items will help you to prepare meals safely:
NOTE: Do not use your fireplace for cooking until the chimney has been inspected for cracks and damage. Sparks may escape into your attic through an undetected crack and start a fire.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2010
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