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Originally posted by AmberLeaf
It was a fertilizer explosion for gods sake, look at the oklahoma bombing, same stuff!!!
What are the odds of a meteorite hitting a fertilizer building thats already on fire?? Id hazard a guess at trillions/1edit on 21-4-2013 by AmberLeaf because: (no reason given)
April 16, 2013
North Hills Hospital is proud to be hosting one of the largest emergency preparedness drills ever held in the state of Texas this week. We will be partnering with the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council (NCTTRAC) and first responders from throughout North Texas to test our equipment and processes so that when a real disaster happens, we’re all ready to respond.
This drill is even timelier in the wake of the bombings at Monday’s Boston Marathon. Our prayers go out to the victims involved, and we are proud of the first responders – EMS, fire, police, race workers, and hospital staff - who so bravely cared for the injured.
If you live near North Hills Hospital, you will see a lot of activity in our parking lots over the next three days as the NCTTRAC sets up a mobile 140-bed hospital, along with dozens of ambulances, several AMBUS (multi-patient ambulances), and helicopters. This is only a drill and will simulate a hospital evacuation, something that might be necessary in the event of a tornado, hurricane, earthquake, or prolonged power failure.
Set-up for the drill will take place Tuesday and Wednesday, with the drill occurring on Thursday. At no time will regular patient care be affected, as the drill will use only “actor” patients and be confined to non-patient care areas and the parking lot. Tune in to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/northhillshosp) and Instagram feed (@NorthHillsHospital) for pictures of the drill throughout the week.
Update on the drill (posted 4/18): Due to the events in West, Texas last night, North Hills Hospital and the NCTTRAC have chosen to cancel today’s emergency preparedness drill. Many of the same resources planned for the drill have already deployed to West to help care for the victims down there.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, loved ones, and first responders affected by this terrible tragedy.
in TEXAS ...
60 miles from the FERTILIZER PLANT EXPLOSION
OPERATION "BLACK RAIN"
FULL SCALE EMTF "EXERCISE DRILL"
APRIL 17th & 18th
Regional Full Scale EMTF Exercise - Black Rain
Gee, what a coincidence!
ANOTHER GOVERNMENT DRILL the EXACT DATE coinciding with a MAJOR EXPLOSION in the SAME AREA of the Drill.
But it gets better....
READ what this DRILL/EXERCISE and GOVERNMENT GROUP (NCTRAC) was CREATED/DESIGNED for....
The North Central Texas region is impacted by a radiological catastrophe at Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant. The blast and residual fallout results in many injuries and fatalities within the immediate hazard area and the densely populated DFW Metroplex area is affected by blackouts and rolling brownouts due to loss of power generation. Blast and fallout damage results in a critical taxing of the medical community and generates a potential need for medical evacuation and vast number of worried well within the metropolitan population.
Region 2 of the Texas Emergency Medical Task Force (EMTF) must activate and deploy its Ambulance, AMBUS and MMU Strike Teams to assist with the first response and contamination monitoring efforts of the medical community.
Apr 17, 2013
update !!! fema drill in the area confirmed, Update on the drill (posted 4/18): Due to the events in West, Texas last night, North Hills Hospital and the NCTTRAC have chosen to cancel today's emergency preparedness drill. Many of the same resources planned for the drill have already deployed to West to help care for the victims down there. northhillshospital.wordpress.com...
... end of update...
This citizen journalist on 04/16/2013 out of curiosity recorded the video asking the question, what are these fema type trucks doing here, thats all these videos are just documentation thats all, the next day when the explosion occurs he live streams the event for the world to see...these are just documentations with no other conclusions, just documentations... his original posts and other recordings are linked here...
The entire town of West has been evacuated as toxic smoke from the explosion spreads.
The nearby Rest Haven nursing home has collapsed, with residents feared trapped in the rubble, a Texas Department of Safety spokesperson said. Others, including children are trapped in an apartment building.
An emergency triage area has been set up at a nearby baseball field with at least nine medical helicopters landing to evacuate the injured, while police officers drove others to the West to Hillcrest Hospital in their patrol cars.
Authorities are going door to door in the area checking on residents. The explosion knocked out power to a large area surrounding the plant.
The explosion was felt up to 100km away in Dallas, with many residents believing it was an earthquake.
It comes after a week where America has been on high alert after the Boston Marathon bombings which killed three people and wounded another 170.
Although there is no suggestion that the events are related, 'Fahrenheit 9/11' filmmaker and author Michael Moore has tweeted: “This is the anniversary week of the Columbine massacre, the Oklahoma City bombing, the Virginia Tech massacre, the Bay of Pigs, and Waco.
The Waco siege ended on April 19, 1993, the Bay of Pigs on April 17, Columbine on April 20, Oklahoma on April 19 and Virginia Tech on April 16.
As many as a dozen helicopters were sent to the area and were landing at West High School stadium and at least two-dozen ambulances were waiting there to transport victims to hospitals.
The staging area was later moved because of the threat of an explosion from a second burning tank.
Originally posted by AmberLeaf
reply to post by predator0187
Nothing comes in from either side. The only thing that has been questioned (by those less in the know) is why at 9 seconds the video seems to skip a frame...and the answer to that is simple