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Agencies identify strengths in boom exercise

 

September 12, 2019

Twenty-six participants from 11 different agencies participated in the river boom exercise on the Big Horn River Saturday morning.

Worland Fire Chief Chris Kocher said, "Overall we identified some strong points we have as a community of responders."

He said a few of those strong points were the incident command system structure, familiarity with neighboring agencies to work together and the equipment available.

Agencies involved in some capacity for the exercise were Worland Fire Department, Worland Police Department, City of Worland, Washakie County Commissioners, Washakie County EMS, Was...



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