Police, fire departments holding drill in Waterloo

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Police and fire departments and other organizations will practice their response to a weapons of mass destruction disaster by holding a drill at the National Cattle Congress grounds.

The event will begin Tuesday morning and last for much of the day.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports (http://bit.ly/12JuAid ) that 15 federal, state and local agencies will take part in the exercise. Agencies include police and fire departments from Waterloo, Des Moines and Cedar Rapids and the Iowa National Guard’s 71st Civil Support Team.

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Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, http://www.wcfcourier.com

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