Free emergency supplies for neighborhoods

Up to 20 emergency caches to be distributed to Burlingame neighborhoods, thanks to the Burlingame City Council. The caches, valued at $550, are for use in neighborhoods in the event of an emergency. They are filled with emergency supplies that include first aid essentials, tools that enable volunteers to protect themselves (hard hats, safety goggles, dust masks,…

How to turn off gas

How to Turn Off Gas Here’s advice from professional safety responders and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) about whether to turn off the gas following an earthquake or other disaster. After a disaster, shut off the gas ONLY if you smell a strong odor of gas, you hear gas escaping from a broken or disconnected…

CERT training

CERT training. The best way you can get prepared for large and small emergencies it to take Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, a 20-hour course offered by the Central County Fire Department free of charge to Burlingame residents. Classes are held on six mornings or evenings, followed by a “Skills Day” on a Saturday,…