For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Jennifer Coats, Public Information Officer, (510) 981-5780


Berkeley, California (Tuesday, July 16, 2013) - Berkeley, California (July 15, 2013) – The City of Berkeley Police and Fire Departments will be conducting several training exercises designed to prepare first responders for a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI). 

These exercises will take place at Berkeley High School (BHS), 1980 Allston Way on July 18, 2013 between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. and again on August 15, 2013 between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

The neighborhoods surrounding BHS can expect to see police and fire vehicles and associated crews in the area during the exercise.  

We would like to acknowledge and thank the staff of the Berkeley Unified School District for their assistance during the planning of this training exercise and the use of their facilities.