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Fort Knox prepares for worst with installation exercise | Local News
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Fort Knox prepares for worst with installation exercise | Local News

Gunshots echoed down the hallway Wednesday of the top floor of Building 6578 in Fort Knox where a scenario of an active shooter played out as part of this year’s multiday installation full-scale exercise.Within minutes, police officers from the Directorate of Emergency Services rushed to the area and secured it, followed shortly by ambulances and fire trucks. One officer, then several more, entered the building to stop the shooter, while members of the fire department identified survivors and worked to get the injured safely out of the building.Several agencies and organizations participated in the exercise, designed to test reaction times to various catast...