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Sikeston personnel complete railway emergency training

Friday, March 25, 2011

Staff at the Sikeston Department of Public Safety and South Scott County Ambulance District completed a hands-on training on how to respond to emergencies dealing with railways, specifically spills and leaks of hazardous materials. Instructing them is Tony Bacino of Burlington Northern Santa Fe's HazMat team.
(Photo by Michelle Felter, Staff)

SIKESTON -- There was a lot of activity at the Sikeston Power Plant on Wednesday and Thursday, as emergency management personnel learned more about railroad emergency response.

"Approximately 60 personnel, including DPS, South Scott CountyAmbulance and adjoining fire departments took part in the training," said Capt. Dan Armour of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety.

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