Athens County to Participate in Weapons of Mass Destruction Exercise December 11th at Fairgrounds

 

aclepclogoThe Athens County Emergency Management Agency along with the Athens County local emergency planning committee for hazardous materials, (LEPC) will be holding a weapons of mass destruction preparedness exercise on Wednesday, December 11th.  The preparedness exercise will be held at the Athens County Fairgrounds in Athens, Ohio, 286 West Union Street.  The exercise will be taking place between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM on the 11th.  Residence surrounding the fairgrounds should not be alarmed to see large numbers of emergency vehicles in the area on Wednesday.

The exercise is being held in cooperation with the Ohio National Guard’s 52nd Civil Support Team for Weapons of Mass Destruction based out of Rickenbacker Air National Guard base in Columbus, Ohio.  Emergency response agencies from around the Athens County area will participating in the exercise include Athens County Emergency Management, Athens County Sheriff’s Office, Richland Area Fire Department, and the Logan Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team.

The Athens County Emergency Management Agency along with the Athens County local emergency planning committee for hazardous materials, (LEPC) would like to thank area residence for their cooperation and apologize for any inconvenience the exercise may cause.

Advertisements

About Athens County Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Agency is the central point of coordination within the county for response and recovery to disasters. The primary focus of the agency when not in a response or recovery mode is to ensure that the county and citizens residing in it, are prepared to respond to an emergency or disaster and to lead mitigation efforts against the effects of future disasters.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s