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First responders train high school students to respond in a disaster
CityStream: Emergency Preparedness Summit

Imagine driving down I-5 and you're first on the scene of a serious accident, or you see a co-worker collapse from a heart attack. Would you know what to do? How to help? What if an earthquake struck and there was no desk nearby for you to duck under and cover? Experts say it's vital to create a culture of preparedness in this country. And they say high school students are a good group to educate. So, first responders are bringing the "disaster to class." They're instructing students how to save lives - both their own and others - with hands-on experience and special training. Roberta Romero has more.

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