Contact Us

Wyoming Guard Supports Utah In Earthquake Exercise

Brian Bahr/Getty Images

The Wyoming National Guard wrapped up a three day exercise in the Salt Lake City Area Thursday.

‘Operation Utah Shake Out’ was an earthquake disaster drill that simulated a magnitude 7 earthquake.

Joint Task Force Commander, Col. Shelly Campbell, says Salt Lake City sits on the Wasatch fault line and is at high risk for an earthquake. Estimates suggest some 1.3 million people would be impacted by widespread destruction with the likelihood of thousand of deaths. She says the exercise involved about 900,000 people from civilian and governmental agencies across the state and region.

“Its just been a great exercise for us. It always helps to prepare and build relationships with our neighbors, because they may have to respond to help us at some point.”

 

 

More News from K2 Radio

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://k2radio.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!