North Bay, Sept. 24, 2021 – The City of North Bay wishes to inform the public that on Tuesday, Sept. 28, a simulation involving a hazardous material release from railway train cars will take place in the Ottawa Valley Railway yard located at 445 Oak Street, North Bay from 8 a.m to 3 p.m.
The exercise demonstrates the City of North Bay’s commitment to emergency preparedness and allows each of its emergency services, along with municipal and governmental agencies, to assess and adjust the response and intervention plans of such incidents.
The simulation, which has been under careful planning for several months, is made possible by the close collaboration between North Bay Fire and Emergency Services, the Ottawa Fire Department the North Bay Police Service, the North Bay EMS and the Ottawa Valley Railway.
In coordination with the practical exercise, a corresponding exercise of the Emergency Operations Centre will be taking place as well.
For any questions about the simulation, it is possible to contact the North Bay Fire and Emergency Services Administration directly.
September 28, from 8AM to 3PM
OVR Railyard, 445 Oak Street, North Bay