secure electrical power and mend broken water lines, said Rich Baenan,
the department's disaster preparedness coordinator.
Other area fire departments will demonstrate firefighting techniques
and search-and-rescue skills at the fair, which is in its ninth year.
Los Angeles agencies will be there with hazardous materials teams,
bomb squads and utility workers, Baenan said.
A variety of vendors will sell items such as first aid kits and
Special children's exhibits and pet care booths will be set also be up
at the fair, organizers said.
WHAT: Ninth Annual Emergency Preparedness Fair.
WHERE: Los Angeles Zoo parking lot in Griffith Park.
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday.
INFO: Call (888) 356-4661 or on the Web at