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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Vivian Eason, 360-786-5243 or at eason@co.thurston.wa.us

Emergency Flood Response Training, Oct. 23

Olympia: A free, hands-on course in flood response is offered by Thurston County Emergency Management on Saturday, October 23, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m, at the West Thurston Fire Department, 18720 Sargent Road SW in Rochester.

The course provides tools for assessing flood emergencies including risk analysis of roads, bridges, dams, and other infrastructure. Safety considerations, Incident Command Systems and Response vs. Recovery issues will also be covered. The class will conclude with a field exercise. Students are advised to dress appropriately for the weather.

Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. To register for this free training, contact Vivian Eason at 360-786-5243 or at eason@co.thurston.wa.us


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3