If you live near or are driving along Godfrey Road at Pearl Street this morning after nine, you’ll see a mass casualty drill being put on by the Godfrey Fire Department. The simulated emergency is taking place at Bowers Towing where the drill will simulate a full sized school bus crash. The event is schedule to start at about 9am.
Afterwards, the fire department will complete school bus extraction training. The Brighton – Betsy Ann and QEM Fire Protection Districts, Alton Memorial and LifeStar Ambulance services, and EMS evaluators, will join Godfrey firefighters in the exercise today.