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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According to Earthquake Country, rescue workers around the world agree that these simple procedures save lives:. 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.

Be prepared to move along with your shelter, if the shaking shifts it around. She offers five steps to disaster-preparedness:. Students of Stevenson Elementary School drop, cover earthqukae hold on during the region-wide simulation of an lafdd catastrophic 7.

Keep streets clear for emergency vehicles. Clean up spilled medicine, flammable liquids, bleaches and chemicals.

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A full list of instructions on how to secure household hazards can be found here. Southland residents know very well how brutal Mother Nature can be, and not only because California is earthquake country.

She blogs at SoCal Mom. Check for damaged utilities.

Keep Your Hallway Clear. After the Northridge earthquake, power was lost in esrthquake neighborhoods for several days, and the water supply was disrupted. Do you have top-heavy furniture, bookcases or appliances that could topple during heavy shaking?

Earthquake Preparedness | Los Angeles County Fire Department

County of Los Angeles. Eartuquake Volunteers Disaster Preparedness Resources: Do not use your vehicle, except for an emergency. Conduct earthquake drills every six months with your family. Keep a supply of water, food, medications and clothing on hand. Stay out of damaged buildings until they have been deemed safe. You may need to strap or bolt all of these items to your walls: In a major disaster, emergency personnel will be inundated and may not be available to you for at least 72 hours or longer.

Scientist believe that on average, a massive earthquake occurs south of the San Gabriel Mountains about every years. March 28, at 7: When safe, continue earthqauke follow your disaster plan.

It is one of the safest places to be during an earthquake. Here are a few tips on how to stay safe and prepared for the aftermath of a major earthquake.


Put together an earthquake supply kit with essentials, such as blankets, first aid kit, fire extinguisher, earthquakf cash and change, portable radio and other supplies for cooking, sanitation and comfort. Appliance straps and other items are available online and in local hardware stores. Notify me of new posts via email.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. 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. 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.