Minden Press-Herald

Sep 16th

Know the Drill

Camp Minden prepares to be prepared

A forest fire racing toward explosives manufacturing facilities is this year's annual Camp Minden emergency exercise scheduled May 17.

"It won't be in-depth as it was last year because of the scenario we are going to work," said Major Harry Wilson, Jr., Operations and Training Officer. "But we still need all of the agencies involved coordinated so that we can provide a response to a forest fire anywhere on Camp Minden."

According to Wilson, the simulated fire will begin in Bossier Parish and cross onto the camp, moving toward three explosive manufacturing facilities.

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