Local first responders are practicing their response to emergency situations to keep your family safe.
On Tuesday, Ohio County Sheriffs, Wheeling Police, along with other agencies worked through a fictional Winter Storm.
RIGHT NOW: @WheelingPolice @WheelingFD @SheriffOhioCO working on a department of homeland security exercise pic.twitter.com/B2SLVSJnP6— Tessa DiTirro (@TDiTirroWTRF) September 12, 2017
RIGHT NOW: @WheelingPolice @WheelingFD @SheriffOhioCO working on a department of homeland security exercise pic.twitter.com/B2SLVSJnP6
Ohio County EMA director Lou Vargo ran the drill as if it were a real disaster, prompting officers with situations like a six car pileup, a gas leak, roads closed, fires, and more.
They also practice coordinating with other departments in Hancock, Brooke, and Jefferson Counties, as well as Pittsburgh.
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