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Forum staff reports, Published June 22 2012

Disaster exercise to be held today at airport

FARGO – Local emergency responders will conduct a full-scale airport disaster exercise at 9 a.m. today at Hector International Airport.

This is a Federal Aviation Administration requirement that is conducted every three years here.

During the exercise, Fargo and West Fargo Fire Departments, North Dakota Air National Guard Fire Department, Fargo Police Department, F-M Ambulance and Salvation Army will respond to a mock airliner crash that will include mock casualties, according to a news release.

The event will require responders to transport 60 patients within an hour.