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Crews sharpen their skills for real thing

Central Florida emergency officials practiced Wednesday for a scene they hope never to see — terrorists attacking downtown Orlando and Walt Disney World. Although homeland-security officials said the mock disasters — a chemical leak and a hostage crisis — were not tied to any specific, confirmed threats, they said the drills were essential. “Ultimately, our goal is to prevent an attack from happening,” said Joyce Dawley, co-director of the Regional Domestic Security Task Force. The Wednesday-morning simulations made downtown Orlando look like a Hollywood backlot. A silver tanker, supposedly filled with chlorine and left by terrorists, blocked Church Street Station. Fake terrorists staged an explosion that was supposed to send toxic fumes into the air and injure dozens of innocent victims. Full Story

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