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Fort Riley to hold annual full-scale exercise Thursday
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Fort Riley to hold annual full-scale exercise Thursday

FORT RILEY, Kan. (WIBW) - Fort Riley will conduct a full scale, emergency preparedness exercise Thursday, August 25th in the Camp Funston area. During the day, community members should be aware of an increase in emergency response vehicles and “Giant Voice” loudspeaker announcements. Officials say certain roads on the installation may be closed and traffic could be rerouted due to the military exercise. Drivers are asked to be patient and to expect delays when travelling on post. The annual exercise is designed to test and train installation emergency preparedness. It involves Fort Riley personnel and community partners to help test, sync, and evaluate emergency response procedures. Copyright 2022 WIBW. All rights reserved. Source link
Young Huntsville Fire cadet dies after training exercise: City Officials
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Young Huntsville Fire cadet dies after training exercise: City Officials

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — A young Huntsville Fire & Rescue cadet has died after finishing a training exercise, according to Huntsville City officials. 31-year-old Bryant McGowan died on Thursday, July 28 at Huntsville Hospital, the City reported. One dead in overnight Huntsville shooting McGowan, who was hired by the City in March 2022, was training to become a firefighter. Officials say the cadet “became medically distressed” on Thursday after completing a training exercise. City officials say an on-site paramedic immediately helped McGowan. He was transported to Huntsville Hospital, where he later died. There will be an autopsy to determine the cause of death, according to officials. Mayor Tommy Battle is asking for the community to pray for the c...
Training exercise at OHS will create police presence | Oxford
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Training exercise at OHS will create police presence | Oxford

OXFORD – Police Chief Bill Partridge has announced the Oxford Police Department will be conducting training exercises at Oxford High School on Friday, July 28; Monday, Aug. 1; and Tuesday, Aug. 2. The scheduled hours are between 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day. A large police presence will be visible on site each of these days, but Partridge emphasizes that force will be present for training only. !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;...