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Get Ready: Bakersfield's Memorial Hospital preps for emergency

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Memorial Hospital employees learned about safety and practiced emergency drills Wednesday.

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The workers tried their hands at fire extinguishers and an evacuation stair chair.

"We try and train every employee to be able to respond, and have the confidence to respond, and the tools available, because during a natural disaster, any disaster, we can call upon any employee to help us," hospital spokesman Shad Reeves said.

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