Emergency exercise taking place in Oak Ridge Wednesday

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You may see lots of emergency workers out around Oak Ridge National Labs and the Oak Ridge Reservation this morning but don’t worry, it’s just a drill.

First responders from the Department of Energy, ORNL, state and local emergency management will take part in an emergency exercise.

You may also see low-flying National Guard helicopters near Melton Hill Lake.

Again, it’s all part of the drill. The exercise is set to start around 8 a.m. Wednesday and will wrap up around noon.

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