NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County is providing the following updates regarding this morning’s training exercise at SCI Phoenix.
Today, three members of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MSCO) Bomb Squad participated in an FBI-led explosives training on the campus of SCI Phoenix.
During the training, a bomb detonated unexpectedly, and three Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputies were among the injured. The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety also responded to the scene to assist.
The status of the three Sheriff’s Deputies is as follows:
- A 14-year MCSO veteran and bomb tech was injured and airlifted to Penn Presbyterian Hospital for treatment.
- A 13-year MCSO veteran and bomb technician was injured and is being treated at Paoli Hospital.
- A 12-year MSCO veteran and bomb technician also was injured and is being treated at Paoli Hospital.
Additional updates will be provided as they become available. All press inquiries related to the investigation should be directed to the FBI.