Carolina/Tennessee Combined Emergency Services Exercise
September 6, 2014, there will be a simulated
exercise involving North Carolina and Tennessee Emergency Service personnel.
This exercise involves Emergency Service personnel from; Watauga and Avery
County in North Carolina, and Johnson and Carter County in Tennessee. It also
includes various State Emergency Response Agencies. This exercise is to test
interoperable capability between states and counties that are neighboring each
other. The actual field exercise will take place in North Carolina. Various
Johnson County Emergency Services will participate in this training exercise.
During this exercise on September 6th there will be radio traffic on
frequencies utilized by Johnson County Agencies. The exercise involves a traffic
accident involving a Hazard Materials leak. Johnson County residents need to be
aware if they hear radio traffic concerning this it is from this exercise. The
exercise will last from approximately 8 a.m. until 2p.m.