The Mammoth Lakes Police and Fire departments, Mono County Health Department, and Mono County Sheriff’s Department will be participating in Operation Red Snow, a joint exercise with the U.S. Army National Guard 9th Support Civil Support Team on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The local agencies participation will take place on Wednesday only, but the National Guard will be conducting a multiple day exercise.
The purpose of the exercise is for the multiple agencies to work together in response to a scenario involving the possibility of terrorism or weapons of mass destruction.
The exercise on Wednesday will take place in the area of Main Street and Minaret and the public should be aware that there will be the presence of public safety equipment and vehicles. –MLPD