Tenn. community to hold emergency preparedness fair
| 03.16.2007 | 07:31:43 | Views: 2882 | ID:
March 16 '07: In Nashville, Tennessee, the Local Emergency Planning Committee will host the second annual Community Emergency Preparedness Fair, the Tennessean reported. Participants will include the Vanderbilt Medical Center Life Flight helicopter crew, the Air Evac medical helicopter, area first responders, police, fire fighters, emergency management agencies from across the state and the Montgomery County Bomb Squad.
The wide list of participants, the Tennessean reported, will be equalled by nearly 500 plus visitors to the far.Steve Manley, director of the Dickinson County Emergency Management Agency told the paper the fair is "about taking care of yourself, taking care of your family and being safe in bad weather and pretty much any kind of emergency." Helicopters, fire trucks and emergency preparedness vendors also will be at the fair to help spread education.
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