CBFD & CCEM Emergency Preparedness Course, April 23 Coos Bay Fire Department and Coos County Emergency Management offers an opportunity to learn more about the Cascadia Subduction Zone and Emergency Preparedness. The Coos Bay Fire Department and Coos County Emergency Management are offering you the opportunity to learn more about the Cascadia Subduction Zone and how to be better prepared in the event of an earthquake or tsunami. The training will be presented at the Coos Bay Fire Department located at 450 Elrod Ave, Coos Bay on May 10th, 2019 from 6PM to 8PM. The class will give an overview of the science of Cascadia and explain how the Subduction zone works and the past history of great earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest. Discussion will include a section on earthquake magnitude and anticipated shaking. Also covered will be tsunami inundation, heights expected, evacuation, time between earthquake and tsunami, as well as other survival tips related to the earthquake and tsunami. Time will be provided for questions and discussion. This presentation will be provided by Michael Murphy, the Coos County Emergency Management Program Manager. He has been associated with the fire service for over 40 years and has worked in emergency management since 2000. Prior to working in Coos County he worked in Curry County for 6 years as the Emergency Services Coordinator.