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'In case of emergency'

Gogebic-Iron Airport hosts disaster drill


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IRONWOOD - The Gogebic-Iron County Airport hosted its triennial crash simulation on Saturday morning.

With more than 19 organizations participating, the event drew a crowd to the airfield as organizers and volunteers worked together to get safety personnel practice in the event of an accident.

The simulation kicked off in the morning as volunteers boarded the "airplane," a bus from the Ironwood Area School District that had been parked at the end of the runway. Each volunteer wore a piece of paper explaining the character, or "patient," they were to play...