Rocklin High School to Host Large Emergency Drill
Rocklin, CA -- Residents need not be alarmed if they spot scores of emergency vehicles at Rocklin High School on Saturday, May 17.
Emergency agencies from throughout the area will be participating in a drill, not a real-life emergency.
The 2014 Placer County Multi-Casualty Incident drill is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. and last until about noon.
MCI drills are large, complex multi-casualty incidents designed to tax the resources of responding agencies. They give participants opportunities to practice the kind of coordination needed during major emergencies.
The May 17 drill at Rocklin High also will give participants a chance to test school communication, reunification and other emergency procedures. The drill scenario focuses on an active shooter being on campus and a secondary hazardous materials spill.
There will be several helicopters participating in the drill as well as ambulances.
The list of agencies that plan to participate includes:
- The Rocklin Police Department
- The Rocklin Fire Department
- Police departments from Roseville and Lincoln
- Rocklin Unified School District
- Fire departments from, Roseville, South Placer, Lincoln, Loomis, Penryn, and Foresthill
- Placer County Fire /CAL FIRE
- Sutter Roseville Medical Center
- Placer County Office of Emergency Services
- The Red Cross
- Ambulance companies
- Sierra-Sacramento Valley Emergency Medical Services
- Several HAZMAT teams.
Print This Article
Placer County News HeadlinesJeep Grand Cherokee: More Refined Than EverA 2014 "refreshening" has given the Grand Cherokee a more modern, sophisticated look that will have admirers giving it the double take.
People & Culture Days in Rocklin October 22- 23Rocklin, CA - Have you ever sampled Persian food? Have you listened to Peruvian music? Can you make a Japanese origami crane? Would you like to get a henna tattoo?
Heartstoppers Haunted House Frightening Ghosts and Ghouls You will be scared out of your wits for a good cause this October as the Heartstoppers Haunted House returns to the former Mine Shaft venue
PCWA Encourages Rapid Watershed ProtectionIn wake of the King Fire, the Placer County Water Agency is encouraging expanded and rapid remediation of heavily burned National Forest Lands to protect water quality of the Rubicon River watershed before winter storms.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Thunder Valley on New Year's EveGuests will have the chance to purchase tickets to Thunder Valley Casino Resort's much anticipated $100k Big Easy New Year's Eve Celebration Main Event- as tickets go on sale Saturday, October 18 for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.
Ebola Virus: Oral and Facial Surgeons AdvisoryThe California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CALAOMS) has issued an advisory to all oral and facial surgeons in California that provides important guidance on Ebola virus
$24 Million Makeover for South Tahoe's MontBleu ResortRenovations exceeding $24 million at MontBleu Resort that include the casino floor, convention center and all 437-rooms from the 17th floor and down will begin
Roseville California Crime Brief (10.17.14)Crime brief report for Roseville, California for October 17, 2014
Free Drip Irrigation Workshop in Granite BayDrought Watch: Saturday October 18, San Juan Water District experts will be hosting a free water conservation workshop for its customers and neighbors
2014 Rocklin MobilePack Gets Boost from Wells FargoA three-day, all-volunteer effort for area residents to pack meals for malnourished children around the world has received a big boost from Wells Fargo.
141 Pounds of Weed, Psychedelic Mushrooms in Roseville Police BustBrian Lee Feld Getz, age 36 of Grass Valley and Timothy Conway Reimer, age 33 of Philadelphia were jailed on suspicion of possessing and selling marijuana, and conspiracy.
Rocklin Woman Arrested in Day Spa Pimping CaseZulgerel Baker, 35, of Rocklin, was arrested following a nine-month-long Placer County Sheriff's Office investigation.