Engineer Jason Pike of Station 56 guides the fire truck up the Frykman driveway
Helen and Karl Frykman hosted the event in their lovely backyard with a view of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island.
It wasn't all barbecued tri-tip and homemade blackberry pie! Residents received all kinds of disaster preparedness information, and Helen Frykman showed a water filtration system.
Sgt. Dave Rozas of the Los Angeles Sheriff Department, Lomita substation, was a welcome guest.
Dr. Jack McDonald gave a presentation on how to deal with severe injuries after a disaster.
RH residents Bob Gold, Station 56 Captain Walt Maddox, the Hulbert Family, and John and Judi Bates listen to Dr.McDonald.
Helen Frykman and Dr. McDonald discussed the use of tourniquets.
Captain Walt Maddocks of Station 56 explained how to use fire extinguishers for kitchen fires.
RH resident Maureen Nunn practiced using a fire extinguisher.
RH resident Bob Gold practiced using the hose from the fire truck.
RH resident Maureen Nunn and RH City Councilmembers Tom Heinsheimer and Frank Hill
Engineer Dennis Dahlgren, Captain Walt Maddocks, Engineer Jason Pike, RH resident Judi Bates and Block Captain Diane Montalto.
Hostess Helen Frykman baked homemade blackberry and key lime pies with ingredients harvested from her extensive gardens.