Emergency Drills Paid Off in Tornado Response Tornadoes that touched down in Georgia Thursday killed several people, disrupted electrical power, and destroyed homes and businesses. Susie Fussell, vice president for nursing at Sumter Regional Hospital in Americus, Ga., credits emergency drills for the quick and safe evacuation of patients.
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Emergency Drills Paid Off in Tornado Response

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Emergency Drills Paid Off in Tornado Response

Emergency Drills Paid Off in Tornado Response

Emergency Drills Paid Off in Tornado Response

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Tornadoes that touched down in Georgia Thursday killed several people, disrupted electrical power, and destroyed homes and businesses.

Susie Fussell, vice president for nursing at Sumter Regional Hospital in Americus, Ga., credits emergency drills for yesterday's quick and safe evacuation of patients.

Michele Norris talks with Fussell, who has been assessing tornado damage to the three story building.