Welcome to Hell Alert: Philly Advises Subjects On What To Do If Ordered To ‘Shelter In Place’

Published on April 29, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-04-29 at 9.44.48 AMPHILADELPHIA (CBS) – During last week’s events in Boston, residents were told to “shelter in place,” which raises the question, would you know what to do if a similar order was issued in Philadelphia?

In the Emergency Management section of the City of Philadelphia’s website, there are now some guidelines for residents to follow.

First and foremost, the city says residents should be prepared to shelter in place for at least three days, which means stocking supplies like medications, food, batteries, drinking water, flashlights and more inside of an emergency kit.

And if a shelter in place order is issued, you and your family should go indoors immediately with all doors and windows locked and your fireplace damper closed.

Read more: cbslocal.com

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