Firefighters Training For Mass Casualties At Nursing Home

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FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) – Firefighters are training on Monday for a mass casualty incident. The fire crews from Black Jack, Spanish Lake, Ferguson, Florissant, and Hazelwood are conducting exercises at the Delmar Gardens Villas assisted living complex. Residents of the Villas will be playing the part of the victims in the exercises.

They are simulating car crashes, tornadoes, earthquakes, chemical leaks, terrorist attacks, and mass shootings. They will be working on developing rapid triage skills to ensure quick treatment for victims.

The training will continue on March 26-27th from 9am-3pm.