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Emergency drill at La Nau

  • January 8th, 2020

On December 11th, the emblematic La Nau Cultural Centre carried out its first emergency drill. The purpose of the drill (in this case, fire) was to test the procedures for dealing with emergencies.

After the automatic detection of the smoke, the emergency teams were mobilised, led by the head of the emergency department, the Vice-Principal Antonio Ariño. All under the watchful eye of a team of observers made up of three firemen from the València City Council's Fire, Prevention, Emergency Intervention and Civil Protection Department and a dozen technicians from the Prevention and Environment Service and the Technical and Maintenance Service. Thus, among other actions, the building was completely evacuated at its external meeting point, located in the Patriarca's Square, 112 was called, the firemen were greeted, etc.

The drill is part of the implementation process of the centre's recent Self-Protection Plan. This process has also included the training and prior appointment of emergency teams and the installation of evacuation plans in the building, in three languages.