Training for the worst

Monday, June 20, 2022

Le Mars Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services first responders held a special Haz-Mat training exercise at the Wells South Plant on Wednesday as part of their weekly training.

The training was a joint simulated ammonia leak drill. In addition to the fire trucks and rescue vehicles that were on site Wednesday night, the training also featured the use of a smoke machine to simulate the ammonia leak.

Wells staff and LMR donned Haz-Mat suits to handle the simulated leak.

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