Alert Montgomery: Residents could see military helicopters, mock victims.
Don’t be alarmed if you notice a bit more activity than usual in the sky or around health care facilities across the county on Thursday. The county will participate in a mass casualty drill from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to test emergency response at Maryland hospitals, according to a statement from Alert Montgomery issued late Wednesday afternoon. The statement read: “This exercise will simulate the movement to and treatment of mock victims, at the following hospitals in the county:" “Residents may notice additional military helicopter activity throughout the county,” the statement said. “The exercises will not affect normal hospital operations.”