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Posted on: September 4, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Regional HazMat Drill in Roanoke - Friday & Saturday

On Friday, September 6th & Saturday, September 7th, 12 agencies will be participating in a Hazardous Materials Exercise in the City of Roanoke at the Industrial Center in Southeast Roanoke along the Roanoke River.  There is no danger to the public during this exercise, but our community might see:


Police Vehicles



Other props used to make the scenario realistic & challenging

If you listen to a scanner, you will hear THIS IS A DRILL before any radio traffic during the exercise and signs will also be in place during the 2 day event.  Please see the Fact Sheet by clicking here.

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