Earthquake Preparedness Event to Commemorate 23rd Anniversary of SM Quake

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Press Release posted 6/22/14 - Join the City of Sierra Madre on Saturday, June 28, to remember the 23rd anniversary of the Sierra Madre Earthquake by preparing yourself for the next one. The event will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Sierra Madre Fire Department, located at 242 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.

In collaboration with the Sierra Madre Police and Fire Departments, you will learn safety procedures to protect your loved ones and possessions in an emergency. The L.A. County Fire Department is bringing the Yogi Bear Schoolhouse earthquake simulator and the Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters Association is providing hot dogs and drinks for free!

In addition the following groups will have information booths for your education and participation during the event:

  • American Red Cross
  • Safe and Ready
  • Sierra Madre CERT
  • So. Cal. Gas Company
  • Southern California Edison
  • Post Alarm
  • SMFD (fire extinguisher demonstration)
  • SMPD

For more information contact the Sierra Madre Fire Department at 626-355-3611.

Comments (3)

 

  1. Kay Sappington says:

    Is this open to Sierra Madre residents only?