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Hagerstown Regional Airport emergency drill alert

Hagerstown Regional Airport, in collaboration with Washington County Government and Washington County Office of Emergency Management, announces that a simulated aircraft emergency disaster exercise will take place on Saturday, October 7, from 7 a.m.-12 p.m.

This exercise will provide an invaluable opportunity for participants to assess and enhance emergency response capabilities, plans, policies and procedures. The focus of the exercise will be on decision-making, coordination and collaboration among various organizations involved in an Aircraft Incident and Airport Security Situation.

The primary objective of the exercise is to improve interagency coordination, evaluate response plans and foster unity within our community in managing large-scale disasters effectively.

Note that the emergency communication systems may be audible in the surrounding area during the exercise. However, they emphasize that this event is solely a drill and not open to the public.

For further information, reach out to Washington County’s Public Relations and Marketing Department at 240-313-2380 or [email protected].