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Published December 04, 2012, 03:05 PM

Emergency Responders Hold Search and Rescue Excercise

A search and rescue exercise had local law enforcement and emergency responders in Turtle River State Park today.

A search and rescue exercise had local law enforcement and emergency responders in Turtle River State Park today.

The purpose of the exercise is for responders to test equipment and emergency response plans. This helps officials to respond quickly and effectively when there is a missing person. Commanders from fire, law enforcement, emergency medical services and emergency management take part in the exercise.

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