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New CERT Emergency Shelter Class and Practice

Caldwell County CERT now has a mobile, 12′ x 16′ shelter available for use during emergencies. It is quick to deploy (15 minutes) and includes heat and air conditioning. 95 more words


Terrorism drill simulates bombing at FrontRunner train in Davis County

DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — South Davis County emergency crews got some hands-on training Sunday as the Utah Transit Authority held a terrorism training drill.

The exercise was a simulation of what it would be like if a bomb were to go off on a FrontRunner train, and it was held at the Woods Cross Station platform located at 750 South 800 West. 288 more words


Raceway simulates car landing in stands to give staff mass casualty training

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — At a racetrack, staff members have to be prepared for everything, including a race car landing in the stands.

This weekend at Rocky Mountain Raceway, that exact scenario was played out in a simulation designed to train staff members how to handle disaster if the real thing strikes. 117 more words


Utah sees great turnout for annual Great Shakeout

SALT LAKE CITY — Quick: try to think of one event that doesn’t rhyme with “Birch Fonference” that includes nearly a million Utahns in one event at one time. 217 more words


Disaster drills prepare Franciscan St. Margaret Health for the real thing

Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Dyer nurses and staff remove patients from the Intensive Care Unit during a hospital Disaster Committee emergency evacuation drill Oct. 14.

The scenario involved a small fire that was quickly extinguished on the third-floor unit, but which resulted in heavy smoke and the need to move patients to the second floor until the “all-clear” was given. 72 more words

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UT students get intense hands-on disaster training

AUSTIN (KXAN) — What if an explosion happened inside the Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial football stadium and 200 people needed immediate medical care? That’s the mock scenario University of Texas Nursing School students will be dealing with for the fourth annual disaster drill happening inside the UT Recreational Sports Center. 123 more words


Smoke Coming From DIA For Disaster Training

DENVER (CBS4)– Smoke was seen coming from Denver International Airport on Wednesday but it was all for disaster training.

DIA personnel conducted a so-called “full scare” aircraft exercise disaster. 44 more words