City of Red Wing

Emergency DRILL underway at the Emergency Operations Center in Goodhue County

Tuesday, May 8 2012 12:00 AM

**THIS IS A DRILL** 

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety and several other state and county agencies are in a simulated nuclear incident drill this morning, Tuesday May 8, 2012.  The scenerio being tested is a report of toxic gases in an area within or contiguious to a VITAL AREA that could jeopardize the safe operation of systems at the Prairie Nuclear Plant. 

At the alert stage, under this scenerio, there would be no threat to the safety of the general public. 

Public Information Office, Kay Kuhlmann, City of Red Wing and Scott Arneson, Goodhue County

Information Hot Line number is 651.297.1304 or 800.657.3504

**THIS IS A DRILL**

 

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