CHICAGO (CBS)– The DuPage Airport is hosting an emergency exercise simulation Thursday evening.
Airport officials said the drill will simulate a passenger jet crash on the airport property from 5 to 9 p.m.READ MORE: Investigators Raid Three Locations Of Parlor Pizza Restaurant
Officials said local and federal agents will respond to the simulated plane crash in West Chicago.READ MORE: 'I Can't Believe It's Been Three Years:' Community Prepares To Remember, Reflect On Tree Of Life Shooting
“Community members in the area Thursday evening may notice smoke and fire at the airport, as well as a large number of emergency vehicles,” officials said in a press release. “This is part of the exercise.”MORE NEWS: Humboldt Park Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Critically Wounded
Actors will portray injured passengers to assist will the full-scale simulation.