VIDEO: Yale disaster simulation a success

Volunteers came together to educate residents and practise in fictional disaster situation

Yale’s first community disaster simulation provided much-needed information for both emergency crews and residents Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters went door-to-door handing out information to locals and surveying for special needs in the event of a crisis in the town.

A headquarters was established at the Yale and District Community Centre where people gathered to register and see simulated stations.

 

Volunteer firefighter Jarek Inancsi offers information to Yale resident Patrick Jacques about emergency response situations.

Yale volunteer firefighters walked the streets connecting with local residents during the disaster simulation on Sunday.

Lynn Orstad, emergency management consultant, debriefs volunteers at the Yale and District Community Centre on Sunday.

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