Submitted by the Laguna Beach Fire Department:
Throughout the month of October, the Laguna Beach Fire Department will be visiting the local schools and participating in emergency drills to help educate the community on fire safety and emergency preparedness.
October 17th at 10:17AM is the “Great Shake Out”. This is an Earthquake simulated drill aiming to help homeowners, schools, and organizations improve preparedness and practice how to be safe during earthquakes. For more information regarding the “Great Shake Out” please visit the National shakeout website at http://www.shakeout.org/
The Laguna Beach Fire Department encourages its residents to be informed and get involved.
Be informed by self-registering your cell phone numbers, text numbers, and email addresses with AlertOC, Orange County’s regional mass notification system. Register at www.alertoc.com.
Get involved by taking a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class where you will learn information about emergency preparedness, disaster medical operations, fire suppression, and more! Visit www.lagunabeachcity.net for more information on CERT. Or sign up for NextDoor.com which is a secured social networking site already established for your neighborhood. Here you can organize your neighborhood to become more resilient to a disaster!
For questions regarding “The Great Shake Out” contact Firefighter/Paramedic Pat Cary, firstname.lastname@example.org or 949-497-0700.
For questions about AlertOC, CERT, or NextDoor contact Jordan Villwock, Emergency Management Coordinator, email@example.com or 949-497-0701.