Volunteers needed for Walla Walla Emergency Services training event --Photo by BOLIEK MEDIA on Unsplash
Volunteers needed for Walla Walla Emergency Services training event --Photo by BOLIEK MEDIA on Unsplash

I am not a doctor, but I play one on TV.

How often have we heard THAT line? How about: I am not a plane crash victim, but I played one in Walla Walla.

Officials seeking people to play important roles in major training exercise

Walla Walla County Emergency Services (WWCEMS) are going to be staging a major training event May 12 at the Walla Walla Regional Airport, and they need you to play a role.

The Mass Casualty Training Event is a major, significant exercise where rescue and medical crews from our region will be 'practicing' for the unthinkable---an event resulting in major injury and devastation involving lots of people.

    Who is needed?

Volunteers are needed to play both crash victim roles and that of worried upset family and friends. WWCEMS is seeking to make this as realistic as possible, and that's where you can help.

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No acting experience is needed, just a desire to help provide help and follow directions. for more information on how you can be a part, send an email to this address:



"All volunteers will be registered under the WA State Emergency Worker program. Background checks are completed as part of the registration process.
The exercise commences at 6 PM. Volunteers will need to arrive at 4:30. For more information, please email volunteers@co.walla-walla.wa.us. Please include your phone number if you'd like us to call you."
   This is an important event, consider helping out.

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