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FREE Community Courses

Watch this video on the City of Port Coquitlam’s Emergency Preparedness FREE community courses for more information as featured on “Go Vancouver". Janella Hamilton reporting.


Fire SuppressionPort Coquitlam offers free emergency preparedness (EP) courses to help residents prepare to survive on their own for at least 72 hours after a major disaster, such as a power outage, severe storm, flood or earthquake.

Personal preparedness is a key component of the City’s EP program. The more residents can take care of themselves after a major emergency, the more the City’s resources can be directed to restoring services.

Learn four valuable EP skills in one day

There are four topics discussed within a 4-hour single Saturday session.  These sessions are provided four times a year.  Please see below for further details.

EP Training - Search & RescueParticipates age 16 and up will learn about:

2014 courses:

All courses run 9 am - 1 pm at No. 1 Fire Hall, 1725 Broadway Street, and will include refreshments.

This one-day course covers all four topics: 

Early registration is recommended as seating is limited. Priority will be given to Port Coquitlam residents.

The sessions include hands-on components, so please dress in comfortable clothing.

For more information on EP training opportunities or to register, contact:
Port Coquitlam Emergency Preparedness Office
Tel  604.927.5460
Fax  604.927.5406
Email 
fire@portcoquitlam.ca

Location and Mailing Address
#1 Fire Hall
1725 Broadway Street
Port Coquitlam BC  V3C 2A8

Business Hours
8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)

Quick Links
Neighbourhood Program
Earthquakes Canada (information provided by the Department of Natural Resources on Earthquakes in Canada)
Provincial Emergency Program (program administered by the Ministry for Public Safety)

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Last Updated:6/5/2014 12:10:28 PM