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Full Scale Emergency Response Exercise Saturday in Benton

BENTON – The Franklin County Emergency Management Agency in conjunction with local officials will be conducting a full scale emergency response exercise Saturday in Benton.

Officials say the exercise will start around 8 a.m. The locations involved in the exercise will be Benton Industrial Park Road and Franklin Hospital.

Emergency response vehicles and equipment will be operating in the area until after noon.

You should avoid the area while the exercise is ongoing.