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By Tim Leeds 

Successful test mimics Amtrak bomb threat


A near-exact repeat of a major Havre emergency — a report of a radioactive device on a train — occured throughout the region Wednesday … sort of.

Officials in three counties and two Indian reservations worked through a simulated emergency. The excercise tested a high-performance communications system and the emergency plans, procedures and training set in Hill, Blaine and Liberty counties and at Rocky Boy's and the Fort Belknap Indian reservations.

Hill County Sheriff Don Brostrom, who helped set up the training incident with Havre Fire Chief Dave Sheppard and representatives of the...

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