In light of recent seismic activity here in the Southland, your Los Angele Fire Department wants to -once again- remind you to prepare for whatever may come.
No one will dispute that we have had anything but consistent weather patterns in recent years. With "watches," "warnings" and earthquakes a reality for all that live in the greater Los Angeles area, we encourage you now, to not take Mother Nature's friendly reminders lightly.
"It's never too late to prepare, until it's too late to prepare!" Here, we thought to answer a frequently asked question about earthquake preparedness. How many of you have pondered: "What should I do, when an earthquake hits?" Surely, you've thought about that for at least moment!
Well, this may help...
Following catastrophic earthquakes that struck both New Zealand and Japan last year, a chain letter resurfaced, suggesting a "new" way to survive an earthquake; something called the "triangle of life". It sounds simple - and it would be if the advice were not just plain wrong - and potentially life threatening!
Instead, the Los Angeles Fire Department and the world's leading earthquake experts - including more than 600 scientists at leading institutions agree: When an earthquake strikes...
Submitted by Matt Spence, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department