Red River Valley SWAT Team conducting training exercise in downtown Fargo

(Fargo, ND) -- The Red River Valley SWAT Team is conducting a training exercise today around the area of 222 4th St. N. 

The training began at 2:00 and is scheduled to last until 6 p.m. 

SWAT Team members will be seen carrying firearms as they train around the area.

Police officials say live rounds will not be used during the training exercise.

The public may hear loud noises and yelling in the area.

Additionally, there will be several SWAT and law enforcement vehicles in the area with activated emergency lights.

There is no safety concern to the public or surrounding area.

Residents who have a concern or need to speak to the SWAT Team are asked to contact the Red River Regional Dispatch Center by calling 701.451.7660.

Callers are asked to speak with one of the training facilitators at the training site.