(Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta to stage a mock-emergency at Deltaport terminal

The exercise is to test inter-agency response to a major incident at Roberts Bank

Don’t be alarmed if you notice and influx of emergency vehicles and personnel around the Deltaport terminal Friday morning.

On Oct. 13, Delta will be staging a mock emergency to evaluate inter-agency response to a major incident at Roberts Bank.

The Corporation of Delta, Delta Fire & Emergency Services, the Delta Police Department, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Global Container Terminals Canada, BC Rail, the Fraser Health Authority and Westshore Terminals will all be participating in the event.

“These exercises are necessary for Delta and our community partners to validate emergency response plans, as well as to clarify and practice roles and responsibilities in the event of a major emergency,” says a Delta news release.

The exercise will run from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m., and port terminals will remain open for the duration.



editor@northdeltareporter.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Surrey School District refuses to rent Bell Centre for Parents United Canada rally

Group is seeking court injunction to stop an LGBTQ program in public schools

PHOTOS: South Surrey community celebrates Canada 150

First Nations, provincial and city officials host tree-planting event

70 years of marriage

South Surrey family faced difficult times after arriving to Canada by boat 60 years ago

Man found face-down beside motorcycle on 24 Avenue

Shortly after their arrival, Surrey firefighters had the man sitting and speaking

Coffee with a Cop held in South Surrey

‘Sensational media,’ hazards, and inner-workings of RCMP discussed

VIDEO: Surrey Now-Leader reporter tries on a ‘drunk driving suit’

The suit from Ocean Park Ford emulates what it’s like to get behind the wheel after drinking

Human remains found at Silver Creek property

RCMP have been searching the property in the 2200 block of Salmon River Road for the past three days

New B.C. acute care centre opens for young patients, expectant mothers

Facility aims to make B.C. Children’s Hospital visits more comfortable

Holy Heritage Rail Batman: Superheros come to Cloverdale historic train

The Fraser Valley Heritage Rail is hosting its third annual Halloween rail adventure Oct 28, 29

Surrey Eagles prep for road tilt with first-place Vernon Vipers

After a Friday night game against Wenatchee, the Birds take aim at BCHL leaders Saturday

Police officer hit by car, stabbed in Edmonton attack back on job

Const. Mike Chernyk, 48, returned to work Thursday

UBC medical students learn to care for Indigenous people

Students in health-related studies to take course, workshop to help better serve Aboriginal people

Dorsett has 2 goals, assist in Canucks’ 4-2 win over Sabres

‘It was a real good hockey game by our group,’ Canucks coach Travis Green said.

Berry disappointed: Bear tries to eat fake fruit on woman’s door wreath

A Winnipeg woman has taken her berry-embellished wreath down, after a hungry bear visited her porch

Most Read