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Marquette Township Manager Randy Girard

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News – Marquette Township is coordinating an emergency services exercise at Lost Creek tomorrow.  Area fire departments, EMS, law enforcement, dispatch, emergency management, Citizen Emergency Response Team, Salvation Army and Red Cross will test their abilities to communicate and coordinate evacuation and shelter in place strategies after a mock explosion.

Township Manager Randy Girard joined Sunny 101.9’s Mark and Walt in the Morning to discuss the exercise which offers an opportunity to evaluate the Marquette County and Marquette Township Emergency Operations Plans.

Girard says they are asking Marquette Township residents and visitors to avoid the area of Lost Creek from the hours of 8am to 12:30pm, if possible.  There will be many emergency vehicles staging at the Marquette Township Hall in the morning with an increased volume of traffic in the area.

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