Los Alamos County Holds Emergency Exercise

Los Alamos County’s emergency management skills were put to the test during an emergency exercise Thursday at the Municipal Building. The County’s law enforcement, first responders and emergency management as well as various County departments participated in the functional exercise, which the Department of Public Utilities developed. The exercise simulated a threat to Los Alamos Canyon Dam. Courtesy/Julie Williams-Hill 

Los Alamos County employees check out fake pictures of Los Alamos Canyon Dam as it begins to hypothetically breach during Thursday’s exercise. Courtesy/Julie Williams-Hill

Some County staff including Recreation Program Manager Dianne Marquez, front, play the role of simulators during Thursday’s exercise. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Fire Department personnel including Wildland Division Chief Ramon Garcia, standing, take part in the exercise. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

County officials get a briefing on Thursday’s exercise. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

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