Hill AFB conducts emergency response exercises April 24-27

Emergency responders from Hill Air Force Base and the local community participate in a mass casualty exercise at the base, May 18, 2016. The exercise was held in preparation for the Warriors Over The Wasatch open house and air show to be held June 25-26 at Hill AFB.. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

Emergency responders from Hill Air Force Base and the local community participate in a mass casualty exercise at the base, May 18, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

Hill AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Hill AFB will conduct a series of emergency response exercises April 24-27.

During exercises, residents on and around the installation might notice an increase in emergency response activities including movement of emergency vehicles and testing of the base's "Giant Voice" public address system.

Exercises test the ability of base personnel to respond to natural disasters and other emergency-related events.

Questions about the exercises can be directed to the Hill AFB Public Affairs Office at 801-777-5201 or email 75abw.pa@us.af.mil.