Montgomery Emergency Personnel to Participate in Simulation Exercise

Montgomery County first responders, law enforcement and others will gather this weekend to participate in an emergency preparedness exercise designed to simulate armed intruders in a school setting.

Signs along N.C. Hwy. 109 alert motorists to an upcoming emergency training exercise, Apr. 16, 2013. (Johnny Almond photo)

Signs along N.C. Hwy. 109 alert motorists to an upcoming emergency training exercise, Apr. 16, 2013. (Johnny Almond photo)

Emergency Services Director Corey Roberts said personnel from the county’s Emergency Services, Sheriff’s Office and schools will be joined by other local emergency responders and community partners for the exercise. It will start Sat., Apr. 20, at 8:00 a.m. at West Montgomery High School, on Warrior Dr. near the Wadeville community.

Nearby West Middle School will also be used as a media briefing area, and motorists are advised that there may be congestion along N.C. Hwy. 109 throughout the morning.

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