Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A number of regional agencies participated in a simulated bioterrorism attack exercise to evaluate interagency and regional response at Camp Withycombe in Clackamas, Ore., May 22.
The Portland Area Capabilities Exercise (PACE) involved agencies from Clackamas, Clark, Washington, Multnomah and Columbia Counties. The purpose of the PACE Setter exercise is to test regional and interagency response to public health incidents affecting multiple agencies.
The exercise brought together several agencies, including Clackamas Fire District #1, the fire departments of Canby, Gladstone and Boring, American Medical Response, Metro West Ambulance, Lifeflight, Clackamas County Medical Examiner, The American Red Cross, Clackamas County's Office of Emergency Management, and Department of Communications.
Posted by Oregon Military Department at 5:03 PM