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First responders set to hold large-scale emergency exercise in Brampton

A Peel police vehicle is seen in this file photo. Isaac Callan/Global News

First responders in Peel Region are set to practice a large emergency event in Brampton.

Peel Regional Police said officers would simulate a critical incident to practice large-scale, complex emergencies along with Brampton Fire, Mississauga Fire and Peel paramedics on Saturday.

More than 100 volunteers will act in the event to test emergency responses in the region.

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“An essential pillar of Peel Regional Police’s strategic plan is collaborating with our emergency response partners to hone our collective ability to respond to large-scale and complex emergencies,” Peel Regional Police said.

The emergency exercise is slated to take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School in Brampton.

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