Mock hurricane to test preparedness of Md. respondersPolice officers, firefighters, medics and citizen volunteers will participate in the mock storm to safely transport residents away from the shore
By Elisha Sauers
EASTPORT, Md. — The city is preparing for "Hurricane Anna," a Category 2 storm that will make Tropical Storm Isabel look like a drizzle. Officials can only hope that by today, when Anna is expected to make landfall in low-lying Eastport, first responders will be able to mobilize residents quickly and without incident.
Before resorting to Orson Welles "War of the Worlds" pandemonium, relax: This is only a drill.