Emergency Preparedness

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Emergency alert test an ‘accidental re-broadcast’ of last week’s, B.C. says

Province says alert was sent out due to human error

 

Offices, schools, homes and more offer protection in the event of an earthquake. The Great BC ShakeOut is slated for Oct. 15, but individuals and socially distanced groups can practice earthquake drills anytime. (Black Press media file photo)

Great BC ShakeOut takes a COVID-safe approach for 2020

Public encouraged to host socially distanced earthquake drills Oct. 15 or anytime

 

A fire late Friday afternoon, July 17, destroyed a majority of a four-storey condo complex, called Madison Place, in the 19700-block of Langley City. The blaze also left dozens of families homeless. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley City issues statement following major fire Friday

Mayor offers thanks to all who helped and a few suggestions for residents impacted by the blaze

  • Jul 18, 2020

 

A four-year-old child was injured after falling out of a window in Surrey in September 2019 – one of 14 high-fall incidents in B.C. that year. (Shane MacKichan photos)

Child, 3, falls from window in Burnaby, sparking warning from BC Children’s Hospital

Fasten windows and lock balconies are just a few of the suggested safety measures

A four-year-old child was injured after falling out of a window in Surrey in September 2019 – one of 14 high-fall incidents in B.C. that year. (Shane MacKichan photos)
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake the afternoon of Jan. 24, 2020 was a 4.8 magnitude and 26 kilometres deep. (USGS MAP)

4.8 earthquake shakes Vancouver Island’s west coast

No tsunami expected at this time

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake the afternoon of Jan. 24, 2020 was a 4.8 magnitude and 26 kilometres deep. (USGS MAP)
Const. Winslow helped five-year-old Arjun Mann try on a helmet used by the Emergency Response Team at the Langley Emergency Preparedness Fair on Saturday. People could check out the specialty vehicles and meet emergency responders. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Langley residents felt 8.0 ‘quake’ every few minutes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

An earthquake simulator was one of the attractions at Langley’s Emergency Preparedness Fair Saturday.

Const. Winslow helped five-year-old Arjun Mann try on a helmet used by the Emergency Response Team at the Langley Emergency Preparedness Fair on Saturday. People could check out the specialty vehicles and meet emergency responders. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)