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Union County Emergency Management Agency

Hawk temporarily closes New Albany Walmart

January 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

Business at the New Albany location of the world’s largest retailer was closed down Wednesday afternoon by an invader that weighed less than four pounds. Numerous public safety officers in at least six official vehicles responded to the threat at the Walmart store on the west side of Interstate 22. Walmart [Continue Reading]

Emergency responders train for handling Hazmat accidents

May 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

In a practice drill last week at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County (BMHUC), local emergency crews honed their skills for dealing with a hazardous material (Hazmat) accident. The drill involved setting up a special tent-like structure at the southeast corner of the hospital campus and practicing using its [Continue Reading]