N.J. first responders hold massive disaster drill (PHOTOS)

LAKEHURST — First responders from across New Jersey and neighboring states convened on a pile of rubble at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Friday afternoon, setting to work on what looked like a city in ruin.

Decommissioned NJ Transit trains sat toppled over on crumbled concrete. K9 teams scrambled over mangled rebar in search of survivors. Nearby, teams snapped together the skeletons of tents that would allow medical crews and engineers to settle in for the long haul.

Dubbed “Operation Fallout,” the exercise was meant to test the mettle of New Jersey Task Force One, the state’s urban search and rescue team, …read more

Source: NJ.com Ocean

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