First Responders Drill October 6th Will Simulate Hazmat Incident

HUNTINGBURG -- The Dubois County Local Emergency Planning Committee has announced a full scale exercise that will take place on October 6th.

On that day, local police, fire, EMS, dispatchers and other emergency personnel will respond to a simulated Hazmat incident at Farbest Foods.

It’s scheduled to run from 8:00 a.m. until noon.

During that time, you may see numerous emergency vehicles at Farbest.

400 West between 450 South and 500 West will have a lot of those emergency vehicles parked.

You are asked to avoid that area during the exercise.