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Area agencies to take part in training at Savanna Oaks
Area agencies to take part in training at Savanna Oaks

A cross-agency first responders' training event is scheduled next week in Fitchburg.

Members of the police and fire departments from Verona and Fitchburg, Fitch-Rona EMS, Verona Area School District, and area mutual-aid partners will participate in an exercise Tuesday at Savanna Oaks Middle School on Lacy Road, according to a city release.

The event will be a mock active threat scenario beginning on 8:35 a.m. and estimated to end by 2:30 p.m.

During the exercise, emergency response vehicles will be parked in or moving around the area between Fitchburg Firehouse No. 1 at 5791 Lacy Road and Savannah Oaks Middle School, 5890 Lacy Road.

"Personnel will do everything possible to minimize the impact on morning commuters," the city said in a release. Residents are asked to avoid Lacy Road between South Seminole Highway and Osmundsen Road from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.

The Savanna Oaks and Stoner Prairie campuses will be off limits during the exercise, the city said.

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