- Associated Press - Monday, June 23, 2014

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - First responders will participate in a disaster drill in Huntington.

Officials say the Monday morning exercise will involve a scenario of a riverboat accident with mass casualties. Harris Riverfront Park will be closed until noon for the drill, which is being overseen by the Cabell-Wayne Local Emergency Planning Committee.

Participants include the Huntington Fire Department, U.S. Coast Guard, Cabell County EMS, Cabell County 911, Huntington Police Department, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Cabell Huntington Hospital, the VA Medical Center in Spring Valley and River Park Hospital.

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