Grace Chapel Fire Department will be the lead agency for a mass casualty drill being conducted this weekend on Grace Chapel Road in Caldwell County.
The drill, which will involve a school bus, is expected to last from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, near the Grace Chapel Fire Department at 4548 Grace Chapel Road, Granite Falls. Participating in the drill will be Caldwell County Schools personnel and fire, EMS and law enforcement agencies from across Caldwell County.
On Saturday, Grace Chapel Road to be closed during the drill between the Hurricane Hill Road intersection and the Rocky Mount Road intersection. The public is asked to avoid traveling in the area during that time. The road will be opened after the drill is over.
There will also be numerous emergency vehicles responding onto and around Grace Chapel Road and the Grace Chapel Fire Department and the Granite Falls area of Caldwell County. Traffic could become very congested on Grace Chapel Road during the drill.
For more information, contact the Grace Chapel Fire Department at 828-396-1702.