Mock Disaster held Monday morning at Washington County Fairgrounds

Mock Disaster held Monday morning at Washington County Fairgrounds

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A disaster is coming!

When you hear emergency personnel toned out on the local police radio system Monday morning and hear sirens making their way to the Washington County Fairgrounds – don’t panic! It’s just a drill.

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The Washington County Emergency Management and Local Emergency Planning Committee will be doing a full-scale mock emergency disaster drill at the Washington County Fairgrounds on Monday, Oct. 21 at approximately 9 a.m.

According to Fire Chief Tom Day, the exercise will include fire, police, EMS, EMA, and the local hospital.

It will be a toned out response, but will only be for practice.