Don’t be alarmed this weekend if you see the responders working together on an apparent oil spill near Prince Rupert.
“This is just a drill,” said the federal agency on Facebook.
Emergency responders will be on the water from Oct. 21 to 23, training for environmental response to future spills.
“By training together, we strengthen our collaboration in case of a crisis,” said the Coast Guard.
If you spot an oil spill call the Coast Guard’s B.C. emergency line, 1-800-889-8852 emergency line in B.C., and provide your name, number, the location and quantity of the spill, the product spilled, and the weather.
Photographs of oil spill training. Credit: Canadian Coast Guard