Emergency Training in Maine 

In the midst of a crisis, communication is critical.Wednesday, emergency personnel from more than a dozen agencies worked together in a training exercise targeted to save lives.There were two events that occurred within a 15 minute span and twenty miles apart.One in Augusta, where a plane had landing gear problems, and one in Fairfield, where a bus crashed into a tanker truck.Part of the exercise was to see how well emergency workers collaborated between emergency operations centers in the two different counties.To make the training as real as possible volunteers played the part of victims.Overall, there were about one hundred people taking part in the two training exercises.