New Jersey

Operation Fallout: Why Emergency Crews Will Be Converging on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

New Jersey emergency crews to practice search & rescue procedures at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

Emergency crews want to see how they would respond to a large explosion in New Jersey.

They'll converge on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Friday for Operation Fallout.

The drill is designed to develop and assess capabilities for search and rescue incidents. State responders will work with the National Guard to transport personnel and equipment.

Responders will search and rescue victims trapped in confined spaces and rubble.

Copyright AP - Associated Press
Contact Us