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The disaster preparedness drill in pictures

The disaster preparedness drill in pictures

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services recruit Jarrod Paremore is hosed down for decontamination Wednesday during a disaster preparedness drill at Southern Regional Medical Center. The fire department and the hospital held the joint drill to test their readiness to respond to a chemical spill. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services recruit Jarrod Paremore is hosed down for decontamination Wednesday during a disaster preparedness drill at Southern Regional Medical Center. The fire department and the hospital held the joint drill to test their readiness to respond to a chemical spill. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

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Claton County Fire and Emergency Services recruit Dontrell Crochran tries to run away from a Southern Regional Medical Center hazmat official during a disaster preparedness drill Wednesday. Crochran played a chemical spill victim during the training event. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

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Clayton County firefighter Stephen Crawford, center, gets help from his fellow fire fighters as he climbs into his decontamination suit during a disaster preparedness drill Wednesday. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

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Clayton County firefighter Stephen Crawford, center, talks to colleagues before a disaster preparedness drill in Riverdale Wednesday. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

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Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services recruit Dusty McHenry gets checked for contamination during a disaster preparedness drill the fire department performed in partnership with Southern Regional Medical Center Wednesday. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

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Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services recruit Travis Feilke, left, makes sure he is cleared to enter the department’s decontamination unit Wednesday during a disaster preparedness drill. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

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Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services recruits await the results of decontamination tests during an emergency preparedness drill Wednesday at Southern Regional Medical Center. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

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Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services recruit Chris Varner gets checked for contamination Wednesday during a disaster preparedness drill in Riverdale. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

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Clayton County Board of Health emergency preparedness healthcare liaison Beverly Lester, foreground left, Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services operations officer Beth Dunmire and assistant fire Chief Landry Merkison discuss a disaster preparedness drill the fire department and Southern Regional Medical Center hosted Wednesday. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services recruit Jarrod Paremore is hosed down for decontamination Wednesday during a disaster preparedness drill at Southern Regional Medical Center. The fire department and the hospital held the joint drill to test their readiness to respond to a chemical spill. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

Claton County Fire and Emergency Services recruit Dontrell Crochran tries to run away from a Southern Regional Medical Center hazmat official during a disaster preparedness drill Wednesday. Crochran played a chemical spill victim during the training event. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

Clayton County firefighter Stephen Crawford, center, gets help from his fellow fire fighters as he climbs into his decontamination suit during a disaster preparedness drill Wednesday. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

Clayton County firefighter Stephen Crawford, center, talks to colleagues before a disaster preparedness drill in Riverdale Wednesday. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services recruit Dusty McHenry gets checked for contamination during a disaster preparedness drill the fire department performed in partnership with Southern Regional Medical Center Wednesday. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services recruit Travis Feilke, left, makes sure he is cleared to enter the department’s decontamination unit Wednesday during a disaster preparedness drill. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services recruits await the results of decontamination tests during an emergency preparedness drill Wednesday at Southern Regional Medical Center. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services recruit Chris Varner gets checked for contamination Wednesday during a disaster preparedness drill in Riverdale. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

Clayton County Board of Health emergency preparedness healthcare liaison Beverly Lester, foreground left, Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services operations officer Beth Dunmire and assistant fire Chief Landry Merkison discuss a disaster preparedness drill the fire department and Southern Regional Medical Center hosted Wednesday. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

By Curt Yeomans