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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Locate and learn how to shut off valves for water, gas and electricity. You are commenting using your Facebook account. March 28, at 9: Do you have top-heavy furniture, bookcases or appliances that could topple during heavy shaking? These 5 New Los Angeles Spots Have You Covered Nothing beats juice and smoothies—and if you’re in the mood to enjoy them in Los Angeles, we’ve found a lineup of places that will excite your appetite.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Kids will appreciate the simple explanations of how to behave during an event such as an earthquake or fire at My Safe LA.

Be prepared to move with your shelter if the shaking shifts it around. March 28, at 7: Check for fires and hazards. What about your kitchen cabinets? Half Page pdf 8. Do not touch or go near downed power lines.


lxfd You can buy a fully prepared emergency supply kit from The Earthquake Store which is headquartered in Burbank, or you can assemble your own.

The Earthquake Store More Info. Conduct earthquake drills every six months with your family.

Do not use cell phones or landlines unless it is for a medical, fire or public safety emergency. No Comments 8 0. A full list earthquakw instructions on how to secure household hazards can be found here. July 30, at Eartqhuake are commenting using your Twitter account. Drop, Cover and Hold Drop down onto your hands and knees. Begin by developing a family emergency plan. From wine battles and craft brews to vegan cheese and LA eats, there’s plenty to explore and enjoy if you’re hungry for something new.

She offers five steps to disaster-preparedness:.

Get to know this Santa Ana laff by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a neighborhood tavern to a Mediterranean eatery. Avoid danger spots near windows, hanging objects, mirrors or tall furniture. COVER your head and neck and your entire body if possible under a sturdy table or desk.

Keep Your Hallway Clear. Breakable items can be secured to shelves with museum wax, which is designed to grip without harming the wood. Do not use your vehicle, except for an emergency.

Guide To Emergency Planning For Families « CBS Los Angeles

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Guide To Emergency Planning For Families

Notify me of new posts via email. To find your local battalion and inquire about becoming trained yourself, look up your fire station number at the City Hall website, then locate the right CERT group on the list at their website. Just a Girl” in Las Vegas.

A new big-screen TV? Some schools publish their plans on their websites, like this one at Darby Elementary. Keep streets clear for emergency vehicles. You may remain anonymous. After the Northridge earthquake, power was lost in some neighborhoods for several days, and the water supply was disrupted. County of Los Angeles.

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