January 10, 2017

Protecting schoolchildren in Yakima Valley goes high-tech

Source: YakimaHerald.com

“We’re not here to replace emergency responders,” Weedin said. “We want to be the hub where that all comes together.”

Within minutes of an ammonia leak at a Zillah fruit warehouse last month, teams at each school in town began carrying out plans designed for just such an incident. A modified lockdown was initiated, meaning students could move within schools but couldn’t leave the buildings. That included visitors participating in a robotics competition at Zillah Middle School.


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