Emergency training will take place over spring break

Published 10:11 am Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Over spring break, community members can expect to see emergency vehicles at I.J. Holton for training.

While the students of I. J. Holton are away on spring break the emergency service organizations will be holding an active shooter training at the school.

On Wednesday, April 1, more than 50 emergency responders will use the school to prepare for an emergency situation in a public building. Employees will be from Austin Police and Fire Departments, Mower County Sheriff’s Department, Emergency Medical Services and neighboring law enforcement agencies.

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The training will run from 1 to 5 p.m. Neighbors can expect to see a lot of emergency vehicles and activity inside and outside the building. This is a closed training and no one other than the emergency personnel will be allowed inside the building.