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Fire district takes reins on Atherton evacuation plan

Original post made on Sep 16, 2008

Atherton officials have cleared the way for the Menlo Park fire district to take the lead on disaster and evacuation planning for the rural Walsh Road neighborhood west of Alameda de las Pulgas.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Getting prepared
a resident of another community
on Sep 16, 2008 at 2:23 pm

Has anyone heard of CERT? try looking at Web Link
Many communities are developing their own emergency response teams of residents helping residents in the event services are not available immediately after a disaster. Some active ones are on the Peninsula. Instead of finding someone else to be responsible for your welfare, residents can be prepared to take care of themselves. Who is more reliable than you?


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