KEARNEY — Emergency vehicles and smoke coming from the Kearney Regional Airport property will be part of a triennial emergency response exercise on Wednesday.
According to a city of Kearney press release, the drill should start around 9 a.m. and last approximately two hours.
The exercise will test the airport emergency response plan, as required by the FAA, and will allow practice in dealing with an aircraft-related emergency. The airport is staffed with firefighters trained to respond to aircraft emergencies, but the training will extend to include multiple city and county departments.
The exercise is not open to the public, but passengers and nearby residents may see smoke or numerous emergency