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Jones County prepares for disasters

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LAUREL, MS (WDAM) The Jones County Emergency Management Agency held a 12-hour preparedness disaster drill on Thursday.

Officials said they wanted to make sure all emergency responders were prepared in case a disaster should strike. 

The responders trained for everything from hazard incidents to tornadoes. 

Jones County EOC Director Don McKinnon said, "This will be the single largest emergency preparedness drill ever held in Jones County that I am aware of."

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