Exercise Coastal Response continues in Port Alberni

The massive 9.0 magnitude 'fake quake' hit on Monday. Now crews are on the waterfront dealing with tsunami 'damage' in multi-agency event.

Task Force 1 squad leader Wesley Abrams



The initial disaster is past and now the aftermath is sinking in for government workers and volunteers participating in Exercise Coastal Response in Port Alberni, a multi-agency provincial-level disaster training exercise taking place June 7–10, 2016 on Vancouver Island.

The Alberni Valley News has reporter Katya Slepian embedded with Vancouver’s heavy urban search and rescue Task Force 1 team, and reporter Karly Blats is touring the other sites to keep up to date on how the event is playing out in the Alberni Valley.

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