A significant emergency training exercise will be conducted Saturday morning in Alexander County. Emergency Management Director Russell Greene says that numerous departments and agencies will be participating. Alexander EMS, Rescue, HAZMAT, 911, Fire, Alexander County Sheriffs Office, and Taylorsville Police will be taking part. Numerous drills will be conducted to simulate emergency situations.
The drill will be concentrated in the NC Highway 90 and Millersville Road areas. Citizens are encouraged to avoid those locations if possible as the exercises are conducted. Greens says the training will begin around 7am and should be completed by 10 am.