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First responders take part in mock rescue exercise in Dimondale

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Posted at 7:51 AM, Sep 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-14 07:51:09-04

Repairing cell phone towers and turbines is dangerous work.

That's why the state is making sure first responders are ready to go at a moment's notice.

Firefighters, paramedics, and state workers all took part in a mock rescue exercise in Dimondale Wednesday.

The teams practiced rescuing an injured worker from a communications tower.

People from the Michigan State Police, Eaton County Sheriff's Office, and the Department of Technology, Management and Budget all participated in the event.