EMS Corps Participate In Training Exercise At Meschutt Beach


Paramedics and emergency medical technicians from the local ambulance corps participated in a mass casualty simulation drill on Sunday at Meschutt Beach County Park in Hampton Bays. Members of the Hampton Bays, Westhampton War Memorial, Southampton Volunteer, Southampton Village and Wyandanch-Wheatley Heights volunteers ambulance companies all participated in the drill that included evaluating pretend patients—played by other volunteers—treating them on scene and taking those in need to makeshift hospital sites. Hampton Bays Volunteer Ambulance Chief Chris Fraser, one of the drill’s primary organizers, said the drill was a preparation for a larger scale exercise that will take place next summer.

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