EMA holds first-ever tornado drill at Gadsden City Hall | News
GADSDEN, AL (WBRC)- The Gadsden-Etowah County EMA conducted the first-ever tornado drill for Gadsden City Hall Monday.
All departments took shelter in a basement hallway and EMA officials say everyone can learn from this exercise.
"One shelter area is the basement. The other two are the lowest floors
providing the most protection with the most interior space. And that's
where everybody's plan should be," Denise Cooey with the EMA said.
the drill, workers could only use stairway. Even residents at city hall
- waiting in line to pay tickets or garbage fees - were asked to take
part and join city workers in designated places of safety.
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