FANNIN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY 181 Church Street Blue Ridge 706-632-1958
Robert Graham, Director
Report Period: Aug 18, thru Aug 24, 2014
Total Calls answered by 911 Center (including non-emergency) 1776
The following figures represent emergency calls dispatched
Law Enforcement (cities & county) 358
• McCaysville Ambulance 17
• Blue Ridge Ambulance 35
• Morganton Ambulance 23
*Above EMS numbers do not include non-emergency calls or transfers to other (out of town) hospitals.
Dispatched 10:46 Arrived 10:53 Cleared 15:13
Fannin County Fire Dept. was dispatched to the area of Brookhaven Ln. for the report of a (fully involved) house fire, also called on East Polk for water shuttle, arrived on scene to find that the residence was fully involved and collapsing with a propane tank nearby with flames impinging on the tank from what appeared to be a broke gas line. Engine 4 deployed two attack lines, and three of the first arriving fire fighters cooled the propane tank while one shut the gas off. Engine 5, Tanker 6, Tanker 14, and East Polk Tanker 1 setup for water shuttle. Due to the location and narrow roadway Fannin County Sheriffs Dept. was called on to help with the flow of traffic and allow fire department personal only. Local and State Investigators are investigating the cause of the fire.
16 fire fighters responded to the call. Engine 4 Medic 4 Engine 5 Tanker 6 Tanker 14 Polk County Tanker 1
Larry Thomas, Fire / Rescue Chief, EMA Deputy Director 706-632-4711 Office