Los Angeles County Fire Department ShakeOut Exercise
October 19, 2011, 1 - 4 pm, Drill/Exercise at Los Angeles County Fire Station 159
Los Angeles County Fire Station 159
2030 W 135th Street
Gardena, CA 90249 (Map)
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.
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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