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Emergency responders train for hazmat situations
By: WJAC Web Staff
SOMERSET, Pa. -- Almost three dozen emergency responders in Somerset County prepared for possible hazmat situations.
Saturdays eight hour course, looked at the emergency response to pipeline situations.
Different situations are outlined in training sessions held each month and in the warmer months crews get more of a hands-on approach.
There are so many different emergencies that can occur, said Hazmat Logistics Training Officer. The only way we can combat that is to prepare for multiple different emergencies, so we can prepare for these emergencies.
Organizers invited all Somerset counties emergency responders and extended the invitation to other local departments in the region.