Joint Disaster Emergency Exercise Taking Place in Lethbridge This Week

Lethbridge residents may notice occasional smoke and loud noises around Exhibition Park on Wednesday.

Lethbridge Fire/EMS, Lethbridge Police Service, Lethbridge 911 and Alberta Health Services are conducting a joint disaster emergency response exercise this week.

This exercise will include a mock disaster which will be staged at the Exhibition Grounds. City residents may notice occasional smoke and loud noises as well as emergency vehicles travelling to and from the site to Chinook Regional Hospital, all of which are associated with this exercise and pose no risk to the public.

Motorists and the public are asked to avoid these areas. Chinook Regional Hospital will maintain normal operations, and the public can still go to the hospital for treatment.

The exercise will take Wednesday, October 24th.

- City of Lethbridge Release

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