Crisis training exercise to be held today at Middletown chemical plant

MIDDLETOWN — Pilot Chemical Company in Middletown will host a crisis training exercise today in collaboration with local first responders Thursday.

The full-scale crisis training exercise will include Middletown and Butler County emergency crews.

The exercise will take place at the Pilot Chemical’s Middletown plant on Yankee Road from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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It is designed to help Pilot Chemical employees and local first responders practice established protocols and procedures.

It will include a mock scenario and there will be a visible presence of emergency crews and vehicles, according to a release.

There is no danger to the public or to businesses in the surrounding area.