On September 28th Lafayette Township Fire Protection District participated in a large-scale hazardous materials training exercise with other Floyd and Clark county fire departments. This training was conducted by the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). Thanks to New Albany Fire Department, Clarksville Fire Department, Greenville Volunteer Fire Department, Georgetown Township Fire Protection District, New Chapel Fire Company, and New Chapel EMS for their great work in this exercise. Other agencies that participated were Baptist Health Floyd and Floyd County Health Department.
During the exercise, Baptist Health Floyd was sent up to ten patients and they preformed very well with managing the incident and still maintaining day to day operations in the entire hospital.
WAVE 3 News’s Phylicia Ashley Documents what happened at the scene.