Large scale “active threat” scenario to take place tomorrow in Fort Worth

Tomorrow, Monday July 29th, several agencies will conduct a large scale active threat scenario drill at Trimble Tech High School, 1003 W. Cannon Street in Fort Worth. This exercise is meant to evaluate and assess the emergency preparedness plan.

Participants in the exercise include:

Fort Worth Fire Department
Fort Worth Police Department
Fort Worth Office of Emergency Management
City of Fort Worth, PIOs
MedStar EMS
Fort Worth ISD
JPS Hospital
Cook Children’s Hospital
Tarrant County Health

A large aspect of the training exercise will evaluate the effectiveness of victim search and rescue during active threats along with the interoperability between agencies.

Expect some delays and heavy public safety response in this area tomorrow morning.