Emergency Management Response Exercise Conducted in
Hamilton This Morning (Wednesday, August 24, 2016)
An emergency preparedness
response exercise, initiated by Public Service Electric and Gas Company
(PSE&G), in coordination with the Hamilton Township Fire Districts and
Police Department and Hamilton’s Office of Emergency Management took place this
morning (Wednesday, August 24, 2016) in the area of Lamont Avenue.
The purpose of the exercise was to
simulate a response to gas leak in a residential area in coordination with
Prior to the exercise, PSE&G provided
notice to residents in the immediate area.
“The safety of our residents is
always our top priority,” said Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede. “This gas drill
gives Hamilton first responders and PSE&G employees real-world training to
ensure we are able to launch a timely, coordinated and effective response in