The Duncan Banner

May 21, 2013

OHP: Non-credential First Responders to stay away

The Duncan Banner

MOORE, Okla. — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is securing the perimeter of a current disaster

scene in Moore. There are 68 stations with Troopers blocking entrance and

exits near the city of Moore.

"We appreciate all the first responders assisting with this ongoing

disaster relief effort. However, we ask that all those who are not

operating authorized emergency vehicles and equipment to stay away from the

area. Only those authorized emergency responders will be allowed in to

assist with this ongoing operation" stated Captain George Brown, spokesman

for the OHP.

Perimeter assignments for security will continue throughout the night and

into tomorrow. Troopers will remain on 24 hour shifts, until further


This pubilc notice was released by Cpt. George W. Brown with the OHP Public Affairs office.