Emergency personnel and community volunteers participate in a mock disaster drill Saturday at the Illinois Valley Regional Airport-Duncan Field near Peru. St. Margaret’s Health, Illinois Valley Community Hospital and the Illinois Valley Emergency Medical Service system hosted the drill, which simulated a small commuter plane making an emergency landing and crashing on the runway. Among the emergency personnel at Saturday’s drill were those from Spring Valley, Peru, LaSalle, Utica, Mendota and Oglesby.
Practicing for an emergency
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