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CITY OF KEARNEY
18 East 22nd St.
Kearney, Nebraska 68847
Ph: (308) 233-3215
Check Damage In Your Home
Check List
  • Use flashlights do not light matches or turn on electrical switches if you suspect damage.
  • Check for fires, fire hazards, and other household hazards.
  • Sniff for gas leaks, starting at the water heater.
  • If you smell gas or suspect a leak, turn off the main gas valve, open windows, and get everyone outside quickly. Shut off any other damaged utilities.
  • Clean up spilled medicines, bleaches, gasoline, and other flammable liquids immediately.

Remember To:
  • Confine or secure your pets.
  • Call your family contact and do not use the telephone again unless it is a life-threatening emergency.
  • Check on your neighbors, especially elderly or disabled persons.
  • Make sure you have an adequate water supply in case service is cut off.
  • Stay away from downed power lines.

Home Hazard Hunt

During a disaster, ordinary objects in your home can cause injury or damage. Anything that can move, fall, break, or cause a fire is a home hazard. Inspect your home at least once a year and fix potential hazards.