Current intelligence indicates a 3-foot surge may impact the coastline of
Persons in the Tsunami advisory coastal areas should move out of the water and stay off the beach. Those in harbors and marinas should follow Coast Guard and Harbor Master recommendations. At this time evacuation of the
There will be Beach Closures beginning at in the Harbor Area at the following locations until further notice:
, Paseo Del Mar & Meyler Beach Access and White Point Beach . In addition, the Venice Pier in Cabrillo Beach has also been closed. Venice
Currently, LAFD and LAPD have established unified command posts at Fire Station 5, the Korean Bell, and Fire Station 69. Representatives from LAFD and LAPD are at each of these command posts. Resources are patrolling the area and monitoring the situation. One Public Information Officer (
PIO) will be available at each command post.
is activated and located at Operations Control Division (OCD). LAFD Department Operation Center
, in Port Police Operations Center , has been established. Wilmington
- The City’s
has been activated at Level I and is currently monitoring the event. Emergency Operations Center
- For further information regarding the tsunami, contact the City Operator at 311 or the City’s 800 helpline at (800) 439-2909.
Updated Incident Conclusion:
LAFD's Department Operation Command (DOC) was activated, five coastal Fire Stations (63, 40, 49, & 112) were moved to higher ground, five fire boats were evacuated out to sea, and LAFD resources were deployed to strategic staging locations in anticipation of any threat to life or property. Specialized resources that used were: one Swift Water Rescue Team, five Brush Patrol Trucks, and one helicopter. All three Command Posts were successfully demobilized at noon today. We are pleased to state No injuries were reported.
Submitted by Erik Scott, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department