Mock Disaster Training Exercise, September 1972

Mock Disaster Training Exercise, September 1972
Caption: 'Disaster' Is Just Practice: Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Chelsea high school students got the treatment Wednesday at Buhr Park. They served as victims during the annual disaster training exercise for a dozen area police and civil defense agencies. The students had realistic wounds placed on them and were rushed to area hospitals by ambulance. The exercise simulated a gas explosion and fire which would injure and burn 141 person. 'Patients' Treated In Temporary Emergency Room At St. Joseph Hospital
Published in Issue: Ann Arbor News, September 28, 1972

Article Keywords: Buhr Park, Chelsea High School, Civil Defense, Emergency Preparedness, Mock Disasters
Places: 2751 Packard Rd
Photographer: Cecil Lockard
Date: September 1972

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