First responders plan drill at Oak Lawn High School
August 22, 2013 4:10PM
Updated: August 22, 2013 4:10PM
The Village of Oak Lawn in conjunction with Oak Lawn Community High School and Advocate Christ Medical Center are participating in a full scale exercise Aug. 25 to test response capabilities to a mass casualty and active shooter event, officials announced.
First responders from 25 area police and fire departments along with representatives from local hospitals and county, state and federal agencies will participate in this drill.
This will be one of the largest multi-agency events occurring in the state prior to the start of the school year, according to a news release issued by the village.