Emergency training exercise scheduled for downtown

An emergency training exercise is scheduled for downtown Red Deer on Tuesday that will divert traffic temporarily.

An emergency training exercise is scheduled for downtown Red Deer on Tuesday that will divert traffic temporarily.

Red Deer Emergency Services and Electric Light and Power personnel will perform a mock rescue from an underground electrical vault in the downtown.

The exercise is planned for 48th Street, just west of 51st Avenue, on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.

It is expected to last for approximately 30 minutes.

The exercise provides learning and training opportunities in the ongoing professional development of city staff.