Report Faults Fire Department in Drill

1 decade 2 years 3 weeks ago Monday, February 19 2007 Feb 19, 2007 Monday, February 19, 2007 2:28:21 PM CST February 19, 2007 in News
Source: (Copyright 2007 The Associated Press All Rights Reserved.)
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch obtained the report. It says police department emergency responders did well in the staged emergency. But the report faulted the fire department for not fully cooperating with other agencies. The private firm that ran the drill says in a real incident, that would have contributed to greater loss of life. Sam Simon, city director of public safety, acknowledges the command issues and says the department learned from the experience.

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