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Houtzdale Hosts Police, Other Partners for Drill Scenario

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April 24, 2023 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

A group of DOC special teams members prepare to go through a doorway as part of a drill

SCI Houtzdale conducted a full-scale training exercise on April 5. The drill scenario involved a mock hostage situation. The exercise included the Pennsylvania State Police and a helicopter, as well as the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, County Emergency Management Agency, Houtzdale Volunteer Fire Company, and Houtzdale-Ramey EMS. In addition to the outside agencies, the following institutional teams were involved: CISM, HNT, CERT and FERT.

This exercise was a fantastic learning experience for individuals at all levels both inside and outside of the facility.

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