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EDM Friday Briefing: Medivac Crash, More Weather for PNW, Lake Search in San Bernardino Shooting

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Emergency and Disaster Management Briefing for December 11, 2015: Medivac crash, more weather for the Pacific Northwest, and a lake search in the San Bernardino shooting.

Medivac Helicopter Crashes En Route to Bakersfield

A Medivac helicopter flying from Porterfield Municipal Airport to Bakersfield, en route to the San Joaquin Community Hospital, crashed in Kern County, California last night.  The search for the helicopter was made difficult by reduced visibility and rain, according to fire officials.  Officials have confirmed that all 4 people on board were killed.

Weather Related Flooding, Mudslides, Tornado for the Pacific Northwest~With More to Come

Lake Searched for Evidence, New Links, and First Victim's Funeral in San Bernardino Shooting

Connecticut Set to Be First State To Ban Gun Sales to Those on Watchlist.

Reports indicate that the governor of Connecticut warns he intends to write an executive order to ban the sale of guns in the state to anyone on the federal terrorism watch list.  The NRA indicates that it opposes the efforts to ban these gun sales because the reports have been wrong in the past.  The guns used in the shootings were reportedly gotten legally.

Kimberly Arsenault Kimberly Arsenault serves as an intern at the Cleveland/Bradley County Emergency Management Agency where she works on plan revisions and special projects. Previously, Kimberly spent 15 years in commercial and business aviation. Her positions included station manager at the former Midwest Express Airlines, as well as corporate flight attendant, inflight manager, and charter flight coordinator. Kimberly currently holds a master's degree in emergency and disaster management from American Public University.