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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2015

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Michele Compton, 816-607-2027

Emergency Response Operators Take Part in Escort of 9/11 "Never Forget" Mobile Exhibit

LEE'S SUMMIT - Usually you see them on the side of the road helping a stranded motorist or working alongside other emergency responders during a traffic incident, but today the Emergency Response Operators will take part of the escort of the traveling 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit.

The exhibit arrives at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 at The View-Community Center, 13500 Byars Road in Grandview, Missouri.

In addition to the Emergency Response Operators, the exhibit will be escorted by the Grandview Police & Fire Department, Patriot Guard Riders, Legion Riders and Gail's Harley Davidson motorcycle group.

The exhibit features remnants of the World Trade Center, video documentaries and audio of radio transmissions from emergency responders to the attack. In addition, two New York City Fire Department battalion chiefs will staff the exhibit, offering tours and answering questions. Click here to learn more about the exhibit and its visit to Grandview, Mo.

The Kansas City Emergency Response Operations team is a service of MoDOT Kansas City and KC Scout. For more information, visit www.kcscout.net and click on Incident Management.

Kansas City Scout is Kansas City's bi-state traffic management system, designed to lessen traffic jams by improving rush-hour speeds, increasing safety by decreasing the number of rush-hour accidents and improving emergency response to traffic situations by clearing incidents quickly and safely. Scout manages traffic on more than 160 miles of continuous freeways in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area.

Learn more about KC Scout at www.kcscout.net. Follow KC Scout on twitter at twitter.com/kansascityscout, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KansasCityScout.

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