Hazardous Materials & Mass Casualty Exercise in Waupun Thursday
City of Waupun Police and Fire Departments,
along with Waupun Memorial Hospital and Lifestar EMS will be conducting a hazardous
materials and mass casualty functional exercise on Thursday, August 1st.
Emergency responders will be role-playing a mass casualty situation, involving
a simulated chlorine spill at a local hotel with a swimming pool. The exercise
will provide Lifestar EMS and Waupun Memorial Hospital an opportunity to test their
ability to service a higher volume of people with potentially serious injuries
or illnesses. The hospital will also be able to practice how they will accept
more patients, while assisting patients already under their care.