Stories tagged with: EMA Disaster Drill

February 21, 2013 - 5:54pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

Muskingum County is prepping for disaster.

The emergency management agency held a disaster drill table top exercise Thursday. The EMA must complete one every year to meet state guidelines. The drill was centered around a mock scenario involving a chemical leak in downtown Zanesville. In addition to EMA participants, local law enforcement, fire agencies and elected officials all took part in the simulated hazmat incident.

"The purpose of this event is to make sure...

March 18, 2010 - 10:33am
6 years 23 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Emergency Management disaster drill is underway at the Eastpointe Industrial Park.

It's part of a statewide event that includes a simulated hazardous chemical spill and ice storm. Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency Director Bo Keck says that the drill is good practice for emergency personnel and county authorities.

The drill should wrap up by noon Thursday. Tune into the WHIZ News at 6 tonight as Katie Jeffries takes us behind the scenes of the...

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