Radioactive disaster simulated as exercise in Rochester Thursday

It’s the kind of exercise and practice that emergency responders hope they never have to bring to life in a real scenario.  A radioactive disaster is the focus of over a hundred personnel Thursday in Rochester.


Four northern Indiana EMA’s will base operations in Rochester for the event.

Rochester Fire Chief Tom Butler explains the city’s role within the geography of the staged exercise.



He notes several locations will be involved.




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