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Lahar Evacuation Drill

The East Pierce Interlocal Coalition Emergency Management Team, surrounding school districts (Puyallup, Sumner-Bonney Lake, Orting, White River, Carbonado), and partners are coordinating a full-scale lahar evacuation drill. The drill is designed to test and improve the ability to evacuate students and staff in the event of an incoming lahar from Mount Rainier. The exercise is scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 21, 2024. All plans and procedures emphasize the safety of participants.

The Orting School District will begin their lahar evacuation at 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. To learn more about the lahar evacuation drill, click here.


Posted 2/21/2024