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City holds Zombie Apocalypse Day to prepare officials for invasion of undead (well, it is Stephen King’s hometown)

Posted by truthpills on 2012/06/28

By Daily Mail Reporter

PUBLISHED: 22:23 EST, 24 June 2012 | UPDATED: 04:08 EST, 25 June 2012

With a recent spate of bizarre ‘flesh-eating’ criminals being arrested across the U.S., there have been rumours of a pending ‘zombie apocalypse’.

And one New England town is taking no chances – it has just held a Zombie Apocalypse Day to train emergency services how to respond to an attack of the undead.

Perhaps not coincidentally, that town was Bangor, Maine, where legendary horror author Stephen King lives – so it should be well prepared for a supernatural outbreak.

The Zombie Apocalypse Day was attended by dozens of emergency workers from hospitals, public safety bodies and the National Guard, according to the Bangor Daily News.

And while the event had a light-hearted tone, it was at heart a serious attempt to train first responders in how to deal with an outbreak of a serious infectious disease.
The scenario involved locals falling prey to a zombie plague which originated in Jamaica and was spread by bites.

The zombies were given their blood-curdling appearance by Don Wade, a make-up expert who specialises in creating artificials wounds for medical and military training.

‘Usually it’s cuts, burns, amputation and heart attacks and that kind of thing,’ he said. ‘I have all the props for that. Today was the first time I ever had to do zombies.’
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