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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Hazmat exercise in Worland Saturday


December 7, 2018

WORLAND – On Tuesday area first responders including law enforcement, fire and emergency response teams and ambulance crews, met with the Washakie County Commission 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 from 9 a.m. until noon, in the vicinity of the town sewer lagoon property. In the planning stages for nine months through the Local Emergency Planning Commission (LEPC), the exercise...

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