Nicollet County to conduct pipeline exercise for emergency preparedness on Saturday
BERNADOTTE Township – Nicollet County will hold a full-scale emergency preparedness exercise on Saturday, Sept. 14, in rural Bernadotte Township. Residents in the area should not be alarmed by emergency responders carrying out their duties during this exercise.
The exercise will involve Nicollet County Emergency Management, Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office, Lafayette Fire and EMS, Nicollet Fire, Courtland Fire, North Mankato Fire, St. Peter Fire and Alliance Pipeline.
The exercise will test the capability of all responsible agencies, placing them in a mock incident that requires them to work together and througah any problems that threaten the health and safety of area residents, and better prepare them for a real emergency.
Residents living within a two-mile radius of the exercise will receive a call from Nicollet County’s new Emergency Notification system prior to the exercise and the day of the exercise. If you receive a call regarding this exercise there is no need to respond.