Monday, June 14, 2010

Another Series Of Quakes Shake The Area

Did you feel them? On Monday night June 14th, at approximately 9:26pm a series of earthquakes rattled the area. The tremors were centered 5 miles SE of Ocotillo in Imperial County with the largest measuring   5.7 in magnitude.
Visit the USGS Earthquake page for more detailed information about these quakes.

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Are you prepared for a disaster such as a large earthquake? Are you able to survive on your own for up to 72 hours while our local emergency service providers deal with overwhelming demands? If not, take advantage of the training offered by the Lakeside Fire District CERT program. Learn about disaster preparedness, fire safety, emergency medical techniques, search and rescue and much more. If preparedness is important to you, visit the Lakeside Fire District website and fill out an interest form.
Now is a good time to start being prepared.
Visit this story about Lakeside CERT on our blog.

Follow these links to other informative disaster preparedness websites:

Ready San Diego
San Diego Area American Red Cross
SD County Office of Emergency Services
Real Time Earthquake Information

Submitted by: Chuck Palmore, Lakeside Fire Captain

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