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An emergency response drill is scheduled for Saturday in Franklin County

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The Franklin County Emergency Management Agency in conjunction with local officials will be conducting a full scale emergency response exercise this Saturday morning in Benton.

The locations involved in the exercise will be the Benton Industrial Park Road and Franklin Hospital.

Emergency response vehicles and equipment will be operating in the area from around 8 a.m.until after noon on Saturday.

The public is asked to avoid the area while the exercise is ongoing.

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