FANNIN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY 181 Church Street Blue Ridge, 706-632-1958
Robert Graham, Director.
Report Period: July 13, thru July 20, 2014
Total Calls answered by 911 Center (including non-emergency) 1763
The following figures represent emergency calls dispatched
Law Enforcement (cities & county) 305
• McCaysville Ambulance 22
• Blue Ridge Ambulance 33
• Morganton Ambulance 27
*Above EMS numbers do not include non-emergency calls or transfers to other (out of town) hospitals.
Dispatched 08:32 Arrived 08:44 Cleared 14:44
July 20, 2014
Fannin County Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire. While en route to location dispatch advised there was a report of 2 injuries. Upon arrival of first unit, noticed 2 story structure over a basement fully involved. All persons were out of the residence and at a neighbor’s residence. Med 1 arrived on scene to begin patient care. Upon Engine 1 arrival pulled 2 – 1 ¾” attack lines to begin defensive attack protecting the propane tank on the B side of structure and vehicles on the D side of structure. Noticed one vehicle on A side of structure fully involved and other vehicles on D side of
structure were beginning to show damage. 134 pulled 2 vehicles away from structure with his pickup truck to protect them from further damage. One motorcycle and pickup truck were still adjacent to structure which personnel protected with hose line. Once water shuttle was established began defensive attack on structure to extinguish fire. M-1 transported 2 patients to Fannin Regional Hospital. Personnel extinguished fire from around structure and inside the foundation. Fire was contained to the foundation at this time and
all units returned to service. Lt. Patrick Cooke
Engine 1 Engine 3 Tanker 2 Tanker 3 Air & Light Medic 1 Medic 11 Medic 4
24 Fire Department personal responded. State Fire Marshall and Sheriff Department investigating the cause of the fire.
Larry Thomas, Fire / Rescue Chief
EMA Deputy Director 706-632-4711 Office