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24-Hour Safety Exercise Tests First Responders

BOSTON — This past weekend Boston played host to the largest public safety exercise in city history. Two-thousand first responders participated from Boston and eight surrounding communities. Dubbed Urban Shield, this 24-hour-long series of drills was designed to test and stress personnel, emergency tactics and procedures.

WBUR’s Bruce Gellerman observed it. Listen above to his report.

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