CANCELED - Park County Coroner conducting Mass Fatality Exercise June 30th

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MountainTownAlerts created the topic: CANCELED - Park County Coroner conducting Mass Fatality Exercise June 30th 14 Jun 2018 15:22 #1

From Park County Commissioner Dick Elsner:
The Park County Coroner is conducting a mass fatality exercise near Como Colorado on June 30 off Hwy 285 near MM190.

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Mountain-News-Events replied the topic: Park County Coroner conducting Mass Fatality Exercise near Como June 30th 28 Jun 2018 01:29 #2


Public Information Officer
Kim Castellano
303-990-4699
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Media Release

TRAINING EXERCISE SIMULATING A BUS ROLL OVER WITH MASS CASUALTIES

PARK COUNTY, COLO -

On Saturday June 30, 2018 starting at about 6:00 am, Park County Coroner’s Office will be conducting a training exercise on North US Hwy 285 near Como at about mile marker 190. Members of the public should not be alarmed by the presence of emergency vehicles and “victims” being carried or observed on the ground. Staging for the exercise will begin at about 6:00 am. The actual exercise is expected to begin at about 8:00 am and conclude by midafternoon.

The scenario will consist of a tourist bus rolling over in a ravine resulting in casualties. The “victims” will be mannequins. At about 8:00 am the 911 Communications Center will initiate the incident by contactingresponding agencies.

The team will respond to the scene to test the overall plan, preparedness for a portable morgue operation in a field situation, and examine operability of different disciplines and agencies in a mass fatality incident.

The Park County Coroner’s Office would like to thank the following agencies for their participation:
Amateur Radio Emergency Service
Colorado State Patrol
El Paso County Coroner’s Office
Fremont County Coroner’s Office
Hartsel Fire Protection District
Jefferson-Como Fire Protection District
Lake County Coroner’s Office
Lake George
Fire Protection District
North-West Fire Protection District
Park County Emergency Management & Operation Center
South Park Ambulance District
Southern Park County Fire & EMS Protection District
Summit County Coroner’s Office
911 Communications Center

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Media opportunities – We will make reasonable accommodations to grant access in the area. Please contact the Public Information Officer listed above.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: CANCELED - Park County Coroner conducting Mass Fatality Exercise June 30th 29 Jun 2018 18:19 #3

Per Park County:
Training Exercise - Bus Roll Over with Mass Casualties Cancelled

This exercise has been cancelled due to resource needed for the Weston Pass and Chateau Fire.

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