I guess an "Unexpected Emergency" does not include rainfall.
I guess we just have to hope that if we ever have an emergency it is not during a rain storm.
Really? cancelled because of rain? That is the perfect opportunity to teach people what to do in an emergency.. Rain, wind, fire...but heavens forbid that the men and equipment get rained on while doing emergency training..
I detect a certain amount of irony in the item's title!
Can we all spell I-R-O-N-Y.....?
@ Mickey - so would you be willing to bring your family out in the rain? Speaking from past experience, the rain keeps the people away.
any of you in the emergency services???? I am and I enjoy teaching people what they can do to help themself in case of an emergency. I rather have our local emergency folks be ready for anyone that gets hurt during the rain or snow.
LOL>....yeah, that's the way we used to do it...bad weather? unplug the phones and go home.
We are just pokin' fun:)
@jdfire - yup - and I have many times to support S/O & Sar! And I realize it will keep many away - ironically those are the ones that will need rescue services first! Wonder what would happen if the local SAR team decided not to respond during rain, snow, etc. They do it and don't complain. This community needs to realize that ALL rescue services (LE, Fire, etc.) are there for them no matter the weather - and show support. Especially when they are trying to help with citizen training - information!
Whats with all the BS comments? I'm glad they rather wait until it is not raining. Besides how many of you whiners would even show up? I rather the emergency services be on stand by anyways. They are more useful to the folks that need 'em than stand around in the rain.
The inclimate weather will keep people away. Emergency responders are WELL AWARE of working in the elements.....it is attendance, not reluctance from getting wet.
We should all be proud of our responders that come out ALL year in any weather when there is a need.
Emergency services need people who work in the rain.
Where is the five percent if you never look past the chaff?
Better to wait until it's not raining. I read there were to be activities for kids. People aren't going to bring their kids out in the rain. Plus, better to have the ER responders available for weather based accidents.
I am glad they are still putting these on. I miss doing them as emergency preparedness is a passion of mine. I thank TGH for supporting me when I did the safety fairs....good memories good times
You're all missing the point. This is a family oriented event that is going to show all the different sides of the emergency services. If it happened on a rainy day, a lot less people would show up. If the general public doesn't attend an event like this because of the rain, it would be stupid to not postpone it.
I swear, you people come on here and complain, just to complain. Instead of complaining about this, go to your local fire station and ask how to volunteer. I know the county fire dept is in desperate need of volunteer firefighters.
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