Burnet County to host hazmat training exercise

The Burnet County Office of Emergency Managment will be conducting a large scale exercise involving a hazardous materials release. The tabletop drill will occur Friday, Oct. 6, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Burnet Community Center. The drill will be attended by first responders from the greater Burnet County area, as well as numerous state agencies. This exercise is being funded in part by a grant from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Advance notice is being issued to the community to ensure our citizens are aware of the event and to demonstrate the county's continued efforts promote training and emergency preparedness. 

For questions regarding this event, please contact Burnet County emergency management coordinator Jim Barho at 512-750-0507. 

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