Downey Fire Department

The Downey Fire Department hosted a multi-jurisdictional search and rescue drill July 23 at the soon-to-be demolished Verizon building on 2nd Street. Search and rescue teams from Downey, Santa Fe Springs, Vernon and Compton participated in an earthquake scenario drill that required rescue of victims under concrete floors. Each team was required to cut out a section of concrete floor without the floor falling onto the victims. ********** Published: July 28, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 15