Hazmat exercise planned for April 23 at NWFSC Niceville campus

Published: Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:35 PM.

The Local Emergency Planning Committee, Okaloosa and Santa Rosa County Emergency Management members and Okaloosa, Escambia and Bay emergency responders next week will receive hazardous materials training.

The exercise — presented by Florida District 1 Emergency Planning Committee and its planning team — begins at 9 a.m. April 23 at Northwest Florida State College’s Emergency Operations Center in Niceville.

Officials will evaluate current response plans and capabilities during a potential hazardous materials incident. Additionally, regional response teams will receive training.

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