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With September upon us, it is an ideal time to prepare yourself and those in your care for emergencies and disasters. You have seen the news, you know that emergencies can happen unexpectedly in communities just like yours, to people like you, at any time, and they can affect millions of people for days at a time.
Police, fire and rescue may not always be able to reach you quickly in an emergency or disaster. The most important step you can take in helping your local responders is being able to take care of yourself and those in your care; the more people who are prepared, the quicker the community will recover.
This September, please prepare and plan in the event you must go without electricity, water service, access to a supermarket, or local services for several days. Just follow these four steps:
For more information visit http://www.ready.gov/
If you hear or see the storm rolling in, take a moment and tune into your local radio or TV station for the latest update on the severity of the storm, and please take any warnings seriously.
Be cautious when dealing with floodwaters, monsoonsafety.org recommends not letting children play near storm drains after a heavy rain. Never attempt to drive through a flooded road, and please don’t drive around barricades.
Stay (or get) inside during a thunderstorm to avoid being struck by lightning, and stay there for 30 minutes after you see the last flash.
Saturday, July 26, 2014, Mountain Vista Fire District crews had a busy morning responding to and extinguishing two working structure fires. The first, located in the1100 block of W. Newton Drive on the northwest side of Tucson, was an attached workshop off of a garage. The fire was confined to the shop area and was quickly extinguished. Two fire engines, two rescues, a water tender and a command unit with sixteen total personnel were on scene to fight the fire. The cause is thought to be faulty electrical wiring, but is still under investigation.