Disaster Alert: Explosion in West Virginia

Disaster Alert

West Virginia – An explosion caused a mine to collapse near the Raleigh / Boone County border on Monday. Dozens of fatalities, multiple injuries and 4 missing reported.

The Central West Virginia Chapter deployed a Disaster Action Team, which included Mental Health, Health Services and Public Affairs. They also dispatched two Emergency Response Vehicles, provided canteen services and communicated with local and state government agencies to determine appropriate level of support to the victims and families of the deceased.

National Headquarters dispatched a Advanced Public Affairs Team and will continue to monitor situation and provide additional resources as needed.

4 Responses to Disaster Alert: Explosion in West Virginia

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