Hospital and EMS test their response skills
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Wrangell’s EMS team and hospital staff attended to 30 volunteer patients during Monday’s mass casualty drill. The volunteers were assigned fake injuries and scattered about Petroglyph Beach to simulate a boating accident. KSTK’s Anne Hillman checked it out.
EMS personnel attend to volunteers during the mass casualty drill on Petroglyph Beach. Hillman/KSTK
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