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Wildfire Training Exercise Combines Interagency Operations and Evacuation Awareness

  • 9 August 2016
Wildfire Training Exercise Combines Interagency Operations and Evacuation Awareness
Town of Vail evacuation plans and interagency operations were tested Tuesday, Aug. 9 during a training exercise that included real-time emergency response and coordination. The “Cougar Ridge” exercise, staged from 10 to 11:45 a.m., simulated a wildland fire that was threatening homes and infrastructure in the Matterhorn and Highland Meadows neighborhoods on the south side of Interstate 70.  
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