The Los Angeles Fire Department wants to prepare you for 13 federally identified threats to Los Angeles, which include the following: Earthquakes, Fires. The Los Angeles Fire Department encourages the reproduction and In the event of a major earthquake or disaster, freeways and surface. With Southern California deeply seated in “earthquake country,” the Los Angeles County Fire Department urges you and your family to always.

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Wear closed-toe shoes, if near debris. Keep Your Hallway Clear.

April 3, at 5: March 28, at 9: When safe, continue to follow your disaster plan. Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Learn How to Shut Off Utilities.

April 2, at 3: There are even videos for those who learn best that way. Do not use your vehicle, except for an emergency.

Be prepared to move along with your shelter, if the shaking shifts it around. Carefully open closets and cupboards as objects eathquake probably shifted. Do not touch or go near downed power lines.


According to Earthquake Country, rescue workers around the world agree that these simple procedures save lives:. You can buy a fully prepared emergency supply kit from The Earthquake Store which is headquartered in Burbank, or you can assemble your own.

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Breakable items can be secured to shelves with museum wax, which is designed to grip without harming the wood. Begin by developing a family emergency plan. Students of Stevenson Elementary School drop, cover and hold on during the region-wide simulation of an expected catastrophic 7. Just a Girl” in Las Vegas.

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A full list of instructions on how to secure household hazards can be found here. Stay out of damaged buildings until they have been deemed safe. Get to know this Santa Ana neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a neighborhood tavern to a Mediterranean eatery.

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Southland residents know very well how brutal Mother Nature can be, and not only because California is earthquake country. After eartyquake Shaking… Be prepared for aftershocks.

Keep a supply of water, food, medications and clothing on hand. Check for fires and hazards. Great Outdoor Events In Newport Beach This Week From whale watching to a holiday lights cruise, there’s plenty to do when it comes to travel and outdoor activities coming up in Newport Beach this week.

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