Summit County officials prepare for a disaster with WMD training

Summit County WMD training (Source: WOIO)
Summit County WMD training (Source: WOIO)
Summit County WMD training (Source: WOIO)
Summit County WMD training (Source: WOIO)

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Summit County officials attended a weapons of mass destruction training course Thursday.

Members of the Summit County Emergency Management Agency hosted a one-day workshop in Akron. The course is meant to properly prepare the community for a weapon of mass destruction event and threats to federal, local, or state agencies.

Information was given to first responders and public safety officials to better prepare them for identifying a WMD threat and to train them to notify the FBI at appropriate times.

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