Video: Quake Cottage rumbles into Richmond

Richmond News

Richmond residents will be among the first in Canada to experience the virtual reality of an 8.0-magnitude earthquake when Quake Cottage rolls into town next week.

To mark Emergency Preparedness Week, the mobile simulator trailer will be spending Friday, May 8 at Minoru Park. …

Mayor Malcolm Brodie hopes Quake Cottage will prompt people to re-examine how well they’ve prepared their home or work surroundings for a major earthquake.

“Richmond and much of B.C. is at risk of having a major earthquake occur at any time, so it’s important that everyone take steps to protect themselves from serious injury or damage when it finally happens,” said Brodie. …

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