Coast Guard, state, local agencies to conduct maritime emergency response exercise near Annapolis, Md.

Mid Atlantic Coast Guard News
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard along with state and local responders are scheduled to conduct a maritime emergency response exercise Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to noon, on the Severn River near Annapolis.

Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Baltimore, Maryland Natural Resources Police, Anne Arundel County Fire Department Marine Operations Unit, Anne Arundel County EMS, Annapolis City Fire Department, Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department and the Coast Guard Auxiliary are scheduled to participate.

The exercise will allow inter-agency training during the emergency response of a simulated 64-foot cruise boat in distress.

During the exercise, a safety zone will be established around the simulated distress vessel while crews respond.

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