Texomans Prepared For Disaster

09-17-05 - The city of Leonard along with about 70 soldiers from the army reserves and Texas Air National Guard got together to practice disaster response in cause of a Katrina like disaster.

Local volunteers, police, fire, and EMS units were also involved in the re-inactment.

Soldiers had the opportunity to practice triage, treatment, and transporting the wounded.

The mayor said the drill went well and they are making plans to do it again next year.