Valley Counties Hold Emergency Communication Drill

Friday, June 24, 2011 - 9:03am

Several agencies gathered on Thursday morning to test emergency communication systems for the Valley.

Hidalgo County Emergency Management teams along with Willacy and Cameron county practiced a communication safety drill in Pharr. Several trailers were set up to test equipment between the agencies. Officials say in the event of an emergency communication is key to saving lives. The operation was requested by the State of Texas and the purpose was to make sure all three counties are prepared to work together.

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