Joshua Morrison/News On Wednesday morning, the Knox County Fairgrounds hosted a simulated exercise. In this exercise, a cropduster sprays a crowd gathered at the fair with an unknown chemical. First responders were tasked with treating the victims, portrayed by MTVArts students and volunteers. Here, firefighters use the Mount Vernon Fire Department Gator to transport the injured.

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On Wednesday morning, the Knox County Fairgrounds hosted a simulated exercise. In this exercise, a cropduster sprays a crowd gathered at the fair with an unknown chemical. First responders were tasked with treating the victims, portrayed by MTVArts students and volunteers. Here, firefighters use the Mount Vernon Fire Department Gator to transport the injured. Request this photo

 

Joshua Morrison/News A Blackhawk helicopter makes a landing at the Knox County Fairgrounds during a simulated emergency exercise Wednesday. In this exercise, a crop duster sprays a crowd gathered at the fair with an unknown chemical. Pilots David Corbi and Dan Michael were able to avoid the powerlines and trees to land at the site of the ‘emergency’.

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A Blackhawk helicopter makes a landing at the Knox County Fairgrounds during a simulated emergency exercise Wednesday. In this exercise, a crop duster sprays a crowd gathered at the fair with an unknown chemical. Pilots David Corbi and Dan Michael were able to avoid the powerlines and trees to land at the site of the ‘emergency’. Request this photo

 

Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon Firefighters David Miller and Ben Harrod strap an injured male to a backboard during the Vigilant Guard exercise at the Knox County Fairgrounds on Wednesday morning.

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Mount Vernon Firefighters David Miller and Ben Harrod strap an injured male to a backboard during the Vigilant Guard exercise at the Knox County Fairgrounds on Wednesday morning. Request this photo

 

 

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