Santa Fe College Participates in Emergency Drill at Gainesville Airport

Local agencies including: Alachua County Fire Rescue, Gainesville Police Department, Gainesville Fire Rescue, and airport personnel all got the chance to practice for the worst Tuesday morning. They participated in a simulated aircraft disaster which gave them practice in case of an actual emergency.


Other participating agencies included Alachua County Emergency Managment, Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, Alachua County Combined Communications Center, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, FAA Technical Operations, FBI, Florida Emergency Mortuary Operation Response System, Medical Examiner’s Office, North Florida Regional Medical Center, Red Cross, Regional Transit System, Robinson Aviation, Shandscair, Transporation Security Administration, University Air Center and the VA Medical Center.


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Watch this report on the drill on WCJB TV20: Airport Emergency Drill