What You Need to Know About Surviving a Long-Term Lights Out Event, DARK SKY
More than 1,000 people from federal, state, county and municipal agencies will be involved in the Dark Sky drills, with locations across in the Fox Valley and east-central Wisconsin.
In Fond du Lac, the mock disaster scene will unfold at Alliant Energy. Threatened with a terrorist takeover (portrayed by actors), National Guard will be called in to stop the attack, said Bobbi Hicken, the county’s director of emergency management.
“There is no real power outage and we will not be turning off the power as part of the exercise,” Hicken said. “But it is a good time for people to think about how prepared they are should an extended emergency arise.”