19 Wing training exercise planned for Tuesday
19 Wing is pictured in a Goat News file photo. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio
COMOX, B.C- A military exercise is being planned for the Comox Valley on Tuesday.
According to an announcement from 19 Wing Comox, an emergency response exercise will be conducted at CFB Comox, HMCS Quadra, and the Seal Bay Training Area on May 29 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Residents and visitors are urged to use caution in those areas during that timeframe, and emergency vehicles from the base and their community partners may be seen responding with lights and sirens during the exercise.
Any boaters observing the exercise should keep back 400 metres.
The RCMP, BC Ambulance, and the Comox Fire Department may be included in the exercise.