Disaster-management dress rehearsal

A task force leaves the staging area to head to their dispatched location and wait for further instruction. Photos: Tracy Fessler

Alex Pryde, superintendent of operations for the Village of Wauconda, Ill., and Marty Wittrock, assistant superintendent of streets and utilities for the Village of Libertyville, Ill., deploy and track resources during a severe storm/tornado touchdown drill.

Participants listen as drill leaders present an emergency scenario.

Participants were asked to bring equipment that would be dispatched throughout the community during a severe storm/tornado.

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