More than a dozen Shawnee agencies took part in a statewide emergency management exercise Thursday in Shawnee.

More than a dozen Shawnee agencies took part in a statewide emergency management exercise Thursday in Shawnee.

Dubbed, “Earth Wind and Fire 2016,” the event was sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management, following guidance by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Shawnee Emergency Management Director Don Lynch said the training scenario that played out at City Hall — a year in the making — was the state's first earthquake drill.

Watch for the story in Sunday's edition of the Shawnee News-Star.