FRIDAY April 1, 2016 Simluated Training Exercise

Apr 01 | FRIDAY April 1, 2016 Simluated Training Exercise

A simulated training exercise will be held on Friday, April 1, 2016, between 9:00 a.m. and noon, at Morgan Park in Arcadia, with exercise components tested at:

DeSoto County Health Department
DeSoto County Emergency Management
DeSoto Memorial Hospital
DeSoto County Fire Rescue
DeSoto County DART

The exercise, which simulates a collision between a train and bus, with various injuries, allows local agencies to practice shelter-in-place, evacuation, transport, and mass casualty readiness. Participating agencies include the DeSoto County Emergency Operations Center, DeSoto Memorial Hospital, DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Arcadia, and DeSoto County.

For more information, contact the Emergency Operations Center at 863-993-4831, Emergency Management Director Tom Moran at or Public Information Officer (EM activations) Mike Taber at