- Associated Press - Saturday, September 16, 2017

WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) - More than 200 people involved in emergency response are attending an annual preparedness conference in Fairlee.

The 10th annual conference hosted by Vermont Emergency Management started Friday and runs through Saturday.

Attendees include fire and police personnel as well as representatives from hospitals, colleges, companies and ski areas.


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Vermont Emergency Management Director Erica Bornemann says the state continually sees the need to work together with those “outside of the traditional world of emergency response.”

The conference includes more than 50 educational sessions and demonstrations.



The sessions cover topics like cyber security, the use of social media in emergency response and school safety planning.

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