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Emergency Summit

Is Montana prepared in the event of an emergency? Emergency managers and community leaders discussed readiness Wednesday in Billings at the Governor's Emergency Preparedness Summit.

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Chemical Reaction Causing Inaction

Shortly after midnight the day before Thanksgiving 2006, an uncontrolled reaction at CAI/Arnel manufacturing facility in Danvers, Massachusetts exploded with the force of a 2000-pound bomb. The chemical blast, detonated in the center of a predominately residential neighborhood, shot a cloud of fire 200 feet into the early morning sky and sent shock waves that damaged or destroyed approximately 100 homes and businesses in the surrounding neighborhood, and shattered windows a quarter-mile away. 

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FEMA to Gauge Need Along River

Victims of the slow-motion disaster along the Mississippi River will see today the first tangible sign that financial help is on the way.

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Officials Plan for Worst at Training

With school shootings seemingly becoming all-too-common events, police and school officials spent more than two hours April 9 playing out their responses should a mass casualty ever occur at a public school in Amherst.

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Preparing for Disaster

No homeowner or renter can fully be prepared for a flood, fire or other disaster that may strike their residence.However, persons can take some steps to try to ready themselves in case the unthinkable ever happens.

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