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Active shooter training happening in Charleston, West Virginia, at former CASCI building

By Isaac Taylor,


CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — An all-day active shooter training exercise will happen at the former CASCI building in Charleston on Thursday starting at 8 a.m.

People who live in area or commute through the area should expect to say first responder vehicles on Kanawha Boulevard at the former CASCI building.


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According to a press release from the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority (KCEAA), this is happening after a three-day course taken by first responders.

The course is being used to improve the work between law enforcement, fire and EMS services when responding to an active shooter threat.

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The exercise is a joint effort between Kanawha County Ambulance and the West Virginia Public Safety Expo, according to the KCEAA.

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