CERT Tornado Drill sponsored by Sandy Springs Fire/Rescue, April 21, 2012

Seven NFARES and two NFARL members were among 11 hams, (Wayne – KG5WU, Tom – W4UOC, Mike – AD4MC, Steve – KK4DSW, Chuck – AE4CW, Linda – KJ4NYT, Shelia – KD4NKE, Bill – K4YJI, Bill – K4YJJ, Phil – KK4EFN, Stuart - AK4EX) who helped provide communications for the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Tornado Drill sponsored by Sandy Springs Fire/Rescue. The drill was held on the campus of St. Joseph's Hospital and included about 150 citizen volunteers in moulage (made up to appear injured). Participating agencies included local fire -- police -- hospitals -- EMS plus CERT teams from several neighboring counties. It was a good exercise and great fun was had by all.

Wayne - KG5WU