If you cannot evacuate, designate a room in your home as a safety zone where you and your pets can stay together. a. Close off nooks and crannies where pets may hide in your home. b. Remove dangerous tools or objects and chemicals out of the area. c. Bring pets indoors as soon as possible. Keep them in carriers and/or leashed. Be sure their identification tags are on their collar. d. Put plastic around and use strong tape to cut off fireplaces, doggie doors, and vents.