The City of Edmonds will hold a free emergency preparedness expo on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. Speak with planners and modelers for earthquakes, tsunami and emergency plans specific to Edmonds. The event is intended for all ages, with hands-on activities for adults and kids alike.
In addition to general information about disaster/emergency preparedness, the expo will include:
– Earthquake and tsunami info
– Snohomish County PUD ARC Trailer demonstrations
– How to prepare a GO Kit
– Severe weather information
– How to perform hands-only CPR
– Fall and winter weather outlook
– Fingerprinting for children
Free hot dogs and soda will be offered to attendees.
The following agencies will participate: Edmonds Police Department, Edmonds Public Works, South Snohomish Fire & Rescue RFA, Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES), Washington State Emergency Management, Snohomish County Emergency Management, Snohomish County Volunteer Search & Rescue, Support 7, National Weather Service in Seattle, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Red Cross.