Clark County emergency services set to perform training exercise today

Springfield News-Sun

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Springfield News-Sun

The Clark County Local Emergency Planning Committee is hosting a training event at 9 a.m. today in the parking lot of Springfield Regional Medical Center.

The training will involve a simulated vehicle accident with a hazmat spill staged in one portion of the parking lot.

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“We take training very seriously,” said Clark County Emergency Management Agency Director Lisa D’Allesandris. “It’s important to be prepared for any type of situation. We want to make sure that all agencies are prepared to work together when a real emergency strikes here in Clark County.”

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Civilian, military, EMA, hazardous materials, ambulances and fire vehicles will be staged at 7:30 a.m. at the NTPRD Chiller, 301 W Main St. All apparatus will be moved to the parking lot at SRMC by 9 a.m.

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