Loud noises, simulated gunfire expected during emergency drill Friday morning near Medical Center


HOUSTON – Texas Children's Hospital, Houston Independent School District, the Houston Police Department and the Houston Fire Department will conduct a mass casualty simulation exercises Friday at Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professionals near the medical center.

The live emergency drills are scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Residents in the area can expect to hear loud noises, simulated gunfire and see an increase in the presence of emergency vehicles.

Residents are asked to avoid the area during the drill hours.