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Photo courtesy of Chris Ray of the Grant County Herald One of the drills that emergency response teams from Grant County practiced was evacuating an injured person from a rooftop.

Alexandria fire chief helps disaster drill in Grant County

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Grant County firefighters and emergency medical service personnel recently participated in a countywide disaster drill in Elbow Lake.

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Alexandria Fire Chief Shane Schmidt also participated as an evaluator and helped coordinate an extrication station.

The event kicked off with a simulation of a tornado touching down in the southeastern portion of Elbow Lake.

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