Emergency crews conducting drill

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If at about 4:45 p.m. or so you are seeing a lot of emergency response from fire departments — especially heading in the direction of Highways 31 and A — it is likely related to a drill being conducted at Petrifying Springs County Park.

The drill is a¬†full-scale exercise that will test the¬†ability of area departments to work together to manage a hazardous materials incident, according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Department.

Fire departments from throughout the county are participating.


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