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24-Hour Safety Exercise Tests First Responders05:45

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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.

Bruce Gellerman Reporter
Bruce Gellerman is an award-winning journalist and senior correspondent, frequently covering science, business, technology and the environment.

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