Fire District 13 tackled Taylor-made Great ShakeOut drills in October


November 17, 2021

There wasn’t a shaky response to earthquake preparation drills here last month.

Far from it, in fact, Fire District 13 Capt. Ted Taylor told fire district commissioners at their monthly hybrid meeting Friday, Nov. 11. The annual Great ShakeOut exercises Oct. 21 went according to plan and in some cases exceeded expectations.

He said district personnel were able to roll emergency equipment and vehicles out of the Snee Oosh Road station in under three minutes, raising some bay doors electrically and others manually, a task that would be essential in the event of an actual earthquake.


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