Category Archives: Emergencies

Taft Union High School student saves a toddler at Disneyland, with CPR


Sara Jewell

An 18-year-old from Taft, Calif. is being credited with saving the life of a toddler at Disneyland. Sara Jewell performed CPR on a 1-year -old girl after she heard the child’s mother screaming for help, according to ABC News.

Jewell told the Taft Midway Driller what happened: Continue reading

Is Disneyland ready for the big one?


Disneyland Fire Dept.

It is a matter of time before the Big One hits Southern California.  But is Disneyland ready for a catastrophic earthquake?  And what about Disneyland?

Well, you may not know this but both Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts have established permanent Emergency Operations Centers, to “provide a swift, well coordinated response in the event of an emergency.  These Centers are always on alert and use the same unified command system as law enforcement agencies (the Incident Command System or “ICS”) to facilitate communication and expedite mobilization in crisis situations,” according to a 2002 Walt Disney Company Report on Safety. Continue reading