Camp Blanding prepares for potential emergencies
The Florida National Guard is preparing for its annual hurricane exercise at Camp Blanding in Starke today. Florida National Guard Lieutenant Colonel Ron Tittle says they are practicing how to react in case of a hurricane.
“Reestablish governmental operations to be able to continue supporting to continue supporting the respective counties that may be impacted by an emergency,” he says.
Tittle is glad to have Governor Rick Scott there to see how the state government will react in an emergency situation. He says it will be a good opportunity for the Governor to be engaged in preparation and operations.
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