February 25, 2024
Carlsbad firefighters in protecting gear. Courtesy of Carlsbad Hearth Division

Two search-and-rescue process forces will endure coaching by the Carlsbad Hearth Division at Legoland theme park on Wednesday.

The Carlsbad Hearth Division, in partnership with San Marcos Hearth Division and Cal Hearth, acquired official designation as California Regional Activity Drive 13 final 12 months, in accordance with Holly Angeles-Gonzales of the CFD. RTF 13 is one among 11 California Regional Activity Forces within the state and is the one one among its sort in San Diego County.

“RTF 13 is a 30-person regional process pressure outfitted to offer help to native, regional, tribal, and state companies,” Angeles-Gonzales mentioned in an announcement. “The regional process pressure mannequin relies on the precept of quick, mild, and cell response and is designed to offer help shortly and effectively to advanced incidents that require help past an preliminary alarm.”

RTF 3, based mostly out of Lengthy Seashore, will even take part within the Wednesday mobilization train at Legoland, which is able to happen from 8 a.m. to three p.m. Activity pressure members will carry out a wide range of technical search-and-rescue operations throughout a mock earthquake situation, Angeles-Gonzales mentioned.

Legoland might be closed to the general public for the day. The coaching groups might be dispatched to Legoland to reply to a simulated earthquake.

RTF 13 is predicted to reach by 8:45 a.m. RTF 3 will journey from Lengthy Seashore and is predicted to reach by 11 a.m. Along with the 60 process pressure members, there will even be volunteers serving as position gamers, proctors, and evaluators.

Funding for the coaching train was supplied by the California Workplace of Emergency Providers and the California Specialised Coaching Institute.

–Metropolis Information Service