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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

First responders to meet, plan for Hazmat exercise


December 4, 2018

WORLAND – During a special session of the Washakie County Commission this afternoon, area first responders will meet to detail plans for a county-wide full-scale exercise to be held this Saturday, to enact a hazardous materials event.

The Saturday exercise, paid for by a Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant, will take place north of Worland, in the vicinity of the town sewer lagoon property. In the planning stages for nine months through the Local Emergency Planning Commission, the exercise will test local first responders in their ability to effectively communicate in...

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