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Active shooter drill to be held starting in CF

IRON RIVER/CRYSTAL FALLS—The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department, the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, and the Michigan State Police Iron Mountain Post have organized an active shooter exercise to be held on Aug. 22 beginning at 9 a.m.
    The exercise will start at Forest Park School as part of the teacher in-service as there will be no students in the building.
    This drill is an active exercise for law enforcement, school personnel, fire, EMS, health department, Iron County Central Dispatch, and Aspirus Hospital. The exercise will overflow to Aspirus Crystal Falls Clinic and Aspirus Iron River Hospital where they will be running a mass casualty scene for their hospital personnel. There may be some temporary detours in the area of the school during the exercise.
    At Aspirus Crystal Falls Clinic and at Aspirus Iron River Hospital, access will be available and the public will be directed upon arrival at the hospital by either law enforcement or fire department personnel.