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Los Angeles County Fire Department ShakeOut Exercise

October 18, 2011, 1 - 4 pm, Drill/Exercise at Los Angeles County Fire Station 54

Event location:
Los Angeles County Fire Station 54
4867 Southern Avenue
South Gate, CA 90280-3466 (Map)

Contact Person:
Matt Levesque, Public Information Officer, Los Angeles County Fire Department, 213-760-2141

LA County Fire Department Fire Department Engine Companies will conduct relay pumping and other methods to fight post-earthquake conflagrations, and personnel from Engines, Truck Companies, and other Fire Department Units will practice rescuing victims trapped beneath collapsed buildings.

Full Description:
This is one of three media venues and dates where LACoFD personnel will conduct extensive demonstration exercises in connection with the ShakeOut. Each battalion will be conducting multi-company training to reinforce the skills they employ in responding to large earthquakes.

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©2017 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great California ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!