Audio Postcard: ‘Deep Freeze 2016’ Exercise

January 22, 2016
Nurses at the St. Francis Medical Center command center coordinate personnel and supplies.Nurses at the St. Francis Medical Center command center coordinate personnel and supplies. Holly Pretsky / KRCC
Nurses at the St. Francis Medical Center command center coordinate personnel and supplies.

Emergency response agencies recently partnered to simulate a blizzard and corresponding crisis conditions in El Paso County.  The exercise was dubbed "Operation Deep Freeze 2016."  KRCC's Holly Pretsky visited the command center at the Black Forest fire station and St. Francis Medical Center, two of the many participating locations.  She brought back this audio postcard. 

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