Emergency response day set

Jenkins White Elementary Charter School will offer an emergency response day for pupils Tuesday morning.

The program, coordinated by Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen, will include interactive exhibits and special guests from the Richmond County sheriff’s canine team, Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department and the county’s DARE, EMS and Dive Team.

A boat and divers in wet suits will be present, as will Smokey Bear, a fire truck and two motorcycles, according to a news release.

The school is at 800 15th Ave. in Augusta.



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