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By John Cornelison on 5/21/2016 10:27 AM
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Vashon Island Fire & Rescue Welcomes National Guard VIFR Chief Hank Lipe A Note from Fire Chief Hank Lipe Nobody could ever truly be ready for an earthquake as bad as the Cascadia scenario. It will overwhelm even the best efforts of our small fire district and the many organizations and volunteers in the VashonBePrepared coalition.

But Islanders are resilient and I know we will all work together as neighbors to take care of each other as best we can until mainland help arrives. Still, a community’s response to a large scale disaster is only as good as its planning and training. That’s...
By John Cornelison on 5/4/2016 5:09 PM
AlertKC-color King County is investing in a new regional public emergency alert and notification system which features a public alert service - ALERT King County - to keep residents informed about significant events or emergency situations.

ALERT King County replaces RPIN (Regional Public Information & Notification) and uses the capable CodeRED software to drive the system.

The new software offers enhanced features that allow officials to more precisely target...
By Vicky de Monterey Richoux on 9/14/2015 8:41 AM

VashonAlliedArts.org hosts an important lecturer on earthquakes, coming to Vashon in November.

By John Cornelison on 9/8/2015 3:42 PM
clip_image002Stay informed when you are roaming the urban lands: Consider subscribing to AlertSeattle – the City’s new, real-time emergency alert and notification system.

When emergencies happen, be the first to know. AlertSeattle is your link to real-time, official notifications from the City of Seattle.

AlertSeattle is a free service that allows you to sign up online to receive customized...

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