The City of Swift Current Fire Department, Rural Municipality #137 Fire Department, EMS and RCMP were the key responders in association with a number of other organizations during the Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) exercise that took place at the Swift Current Airport on Sept. 6, 2012.

The exercise consisted of a simulated two-plane collision. Simulated casualties were transported to the Cypress Regional Hospital to evaluate the Cypress Health Region's mass casualty protocols.

 

 

 

The City of Swift Current Fire Department, Rural Municipality #137 Fire Department, EMS and RCMP were the key responders along with a number of other organizations during the Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) exercise at the Swift Current Airport on Sept. 6, 2012.

The exercise consisted of a simulated two-plane collision. Simulated casualties were transported to the Cypress Regional Hospital to evaluate the Cypress Health Region's mass casualty protocols.

The City of Swift Current hosted their third theme day - Planes, Trains and Spaceships - at the August 25 Market Square along with a costume contest. Saskatchewan Science Centre staff brought along their travelling exhibit and gave hands-on demonstrations of rocket building. Members of the Speedy Creek Model Railway Club and the Swift Wings Remote Control Flying Club brought along their trains and planes, while the Swift Current Public Library staff presented a puppet show. Musical entertainment was provided by Over the Air and the Midnight Roses.

 

Two semis collided in the westbound lanes of Highway #1, about 30 kilometres west of Swift Current on Aug. 21, 2012. The westbound lanes were closed for over three hours and the RCMP diverted traffic onto a grid road. There were no injuries. One of the semi drivers was charged under the Traffic Safety Act for driving without due care and attention.

 

 

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