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'I think we all learn something'

Disaster planners test radiation procedures

As part of the mock press conference concluding the exercise, State Trooper Andy Cornell takes some questions. Gus Steeves. (click for larger version)
September 20, 2012
CHARLTON — If there's one thing disaster planners need to do, it's expect the unexpected.

The regional Tri-EPIC tabletop drill Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Overlook was no exception. Not only was a twist worked into the scenario itself, but reality tossed in its own.

"I think we all learn something [from these]," said Charlton Fire's Terri Gough, one of the organizers. "We're a huge force as long as we're communicating and working together."

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