Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Airport Joins Ready Long Beach

Long Beach Fire Department CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), in partnership with the Long Beach Fire Department, Long Beach Airport and other city departments and disaster response agencies, participated together for the the first-ever READY Long Beach” Community Preparedness Expo to help residents prepare for crises such as earthquakes, fires, floods, and acts of terrorism.

City of Long Beach, Deputy City Manager and Acting Airport Director, Reggie Harrison says a few words about the importance of safety and emergency preparedness.

The free public expo, on October 4 at Heartwell Park in Long Beach, featured emergency preparedness information/demonstrations, emergency supplies for purchase, a kid’s fun zone, food for purchase and emergency response vehicles.