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County disaster drill Aug. 30

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Morris Minnesota 607 Pacific Avenue 56267

Emergency services personnel throughout Stevens County will come together for a disaster drill in Morris on Monday, Aug. 30 starting at 6 p.m.

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The drill will be an explosive/decontamination exercise and will be held in conjunction with the Stevens Community Medical Center. A simulated LP gas explosion scenario will be set up in the Morris Area Elementary School parking lot.

Emergency response personnel will practice fire and medical response along with decontamination techniques. SCMC will practice its emergency response by setting up a triage site outside the hospital near the emergency room.

Residents will see activity in the area until about 9 p.m.

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