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South Shore plans mock casualty exercise

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The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District is teaming up with the Porter Fire Department to conduct a mass casualty training exercise on Saturday, May 31st. 
    
Officials are testing how first responders react to a mass casualty incident. They will be staging a collision between an electrified passenger train and a diesel locomotive, with a hazardous materials leaking and downed electrical wires.

The exercise will start at 9 a.m. and end by 11 a.m.
    
The NICTD occasionally holds these training sessions so local first responders are familiar with the procedures.
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