Raleigh, NC - Union Cross Road near the I-40 interchange in Forsyth County was closed Friday from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm for a homeland security exercise.
Event organizers said exercises like these help them stay on top of their game and get better at their jobs as first responders.
Any professional knows to be the best you have to practice and work at it all the time.
And in the world we live in being prepared is the key. It is our men and women on the front line whether in war or at home that needs the best training.
People in the area of the drill probably heard and saw ambulances, fire trucks, law enforcement and military vehicles for about five hours.