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Firefighters took turns walking into an inferno to cap a gas leak. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Osage disaster drill: Planning for the worst hoping they never use the skills

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The tiny hamlet of Osage appeared to have been visited by the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Wednesday evening, judging from the fires, explosions, car accidents and general mayhem around town.


A massive and multi-staged disaster drill, including a car wreck, propane inferno, trench collapse and other calamities took place in order to train 125 emergency personnel from 21 agencies.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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