Advance Your Emergency and Wildfire Preparedness and Meet with Police, Fire and Other Public Safety Agencies at Malibu’s Annual Public Safety Expo, June 10 at City Hall
The City of Malibu is working to help the community prepare for wildfires, earthquakes, and other disasters with the City’s annual Public Safety Expo on Saturday, June 10, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at City Hall.
“Malibu is vulnerable to many kinds of disasters from wildfires to earthquakes and tsunamis, so it’s our responsibility to be prepared, and the best time to get started is right now,” said Mayor Bruce Silverstein. “I urge every resident, employee, student and business owner in Malibu to join us for the Public Safety Expo to learn how to make a plan and gather supplies so our whole community can be ready and resilient.”
The free event is part of the City’s ongoing efforts to help the community be more prepared for wildfires, earthquakes, floods, landslides and any other disasters that nature might bring.
The event will also be a celebration of “Public Safety Responder Appreciation Day in Malibu.” To honor law enforcement and firefighting personnel, as well as the many public safety volunteers including Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Sheriff’s Volunteers on Patrol and Arson Watch, the community is invited to come and show their appreciation by signing a special thank you book that will be presented to each group.
Attendees can take a ride in an earthquake simulator that recreates a realistic and educational experience of a major earthquake inside a house, highlighting the need to make your home more earthquake safe.
The Fire Department will demonstrate a vehicle extraction rescue using the “Jaws of Life.”
The Malibu CERT will host an information booth and help Expo participants practice using a fire extinguisher. .
Coupons for free lunch will be provided to participants in Expo events from two food trucks offering a variety of tasty hot food, including vegan options, and shaved ice. (Limited supply. Food will be also be available for purchase).
A representative from the California Insurance Commissioner’s Office will give a presentation on wildfire insurance, and the Fire Department will give a presentation on new brush clearance rules.
The Expo is a great opportunity for kids to learn about emergency preparedness and meet public safety and law enforcement professionals in person.
- Numerous vendors will have emergency preparedness equipment and supplies for sale and demonstration
- Learn about a variety of volunteer opportunities
- LA County Sheriff’s Department K-9
- LA County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad
- Malibu Search and Rescue
- LA County Fire Department
- LA County Animal Care and Control
- LA County Lifeguards
- Arson Watch
- Insurance providers
The vendors, participating agencies and trainings offered at the Expo will be listed on the webpage.