An annual exercise tested community response and included a potential chemical weapons stockpile emergency in Pueblo, Colorado, during the first week of May.
When two fires broke out last month in and near Pueblo County, the local Joint Information Center responded quickly, and officials said the training volunteers received from the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program exercises helped prepare them.
Pueblo County Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program staff shared safety messages regarding the chemical stockpile stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot during an annual event in Avondale, Colorado, August 11.
The local Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program is reminding everyone to prepare pets for evacuation through a campaign targeting evacuation plans and preparedness for your furry and feathered family members.
Emergency Operation Centers located at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot and the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office work hand-in-hand to keep Pueblo County residents safe.