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Evacuees swamp hill in tsunami drill

Posted: Friday, Oct 12th, 2012


An elderly South Beach resident was the first person to climb Safe Haven Hill during Thursday’s South Beach peninsula evacuation drill. About 125 people participated in the event, which started with the wail of hand-held emergency horns at the Hatfield Marine Science Center a half-mile away. (Photo by Rick Beasley)


The first person to climb Safe Haven Hill during Thursday’s tsunami evacuation exercise was a spry, elderly resident who made it to the top of the 90-ft. prominence from her South Beach home in eight minutes.

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