HAZMAT drill to be held Wednesday in Ocean Lakes

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The City of Virginia Beach says they will stage a simulated hazardous materials incident on Wednesday from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Ocean Lakes to test its emergency response systems.

The drill will include a simulated accident involving a car and a tanker at Firefall Drive and Schumann Drive, near Ocean Lakes High School.

The tanker will be filled with water, which will leak from the tanker but will NOT be a danger to anyone in the area.

Several city agencies, including police, fire, rescue and schools will take part in the exercise, as well as the Hampton Roads Sanitation District.

Traffic should not be affected.