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Washoe County Emergency Management to Conduct Evacuation Drill in Incline Village

July 14, 2023 | Member Submitted

Make a plan, assemble a kit and stay informed – these are key components of emergency preparedness.

Washoe County Emergency Management, in collaboration with the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, and community partners, will be conducting an evacuation drill in the Second Creek area of Incline Village, NV. The purpose of this exercise is to test the effectiveness of the Regional Evacuation, Shelter, and Mass Care Plan in response to a simulated wildland fire west of the 2nd Creek neighborhood.

The evacuation drill will take place on August 16, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Residents and local businesses in the designated area are encouraged to participate in the drill and familiarize themselves with the evacuation procedures.

During the drill, residents may receive alerts on their cell phones. If individuals are not already registered to receive emergency alerts, they can visit www.readywashoe.com to register and ensure they stay informed during emergencies.

Key Information:

  • Date and Time: August 16, 2023, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Shelter/Preparedness Fair: Incline Village Recreation Center, 980 Incline Way, Incline Village, NV 89451. 

Residents and participants are advised to remain vigilant and stay connected during the evacuation drill. By registering for emergency alerts and following www.perimetermap.com, individuals can receive timely updates and important information to ensure their safety and preparedness.

For more information and updates regarding the evacuation drill, please visit www.emergencywashoe.com/get-prepared/evacuation-drill or scan QR code with your mobile device. 

MEDIA INVITATION: Media is invited to the August 16, 2023 Evacuation Exercise, to learn about evacuation operations, emergency preparedness, interagency collaboration, and an opportunity to speak with agency personnel/interviews. Media staging will be located at the Incline Middle School parking lot, 931 Southwood Blvd., Incline Village, NV 89451.

Please RSVP to: Bethany Drysdale, bdrysdale@washoecounty.gov or Tia Rancourt, TRancourt@nltfpd.net.

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