The notification, which was despatched shortly after 9 a.m., urged residents of Chevy Chase Canyon to “safely evacuate your home and proceed to the evacuation site” at Glendale Group School.
Minutes later, town of Glendale tweeted: “THIS IS A DRILL: #MyGlendale is conducting an evacuation exercise in Chevy Chase Canyon.”
Many individuals who have been unnerved by the alert took to social media — at first to precise their alarm, adopted by bemusement or annoyance.
“Everyone in LA googling where Chevy Chase Canyon is right now,” Marissa Monticolo tweeted.
“How stupid!” Diana Abraham stated on Fb. “Must have scared the people in that area unbelievably.”
About half-hour after the primary notification, a follow-up was despatched out that learn: “Disregard evacuation message for Chevy Chase Canyon. Training exercise only.”
THIS IS A DRILL: #MyGlendale is conducting an evacuation train in Chevy Chase Canyon.
For many who dwell within the Chevy Chase Canyon: Safely evacuate your house and proceed to the evacuation web site positioned on the Glendale Group School Parking Lot B: https://t.co/zjTZ6CMN6E
— Metropolis of Glendale, CA (@MyGlendale) Could 14, 2022
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