FANNIN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
181 Church Street Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
706-632-1958 Contact: Robert Graham, Director
Report Period: Mar 11 thru Mar 17, 2013
Total Calls answered by 911 Center (including non-emergency) 1734
The following figures represent emergency calls dispatched
Law Enforcement (cities & county) 368
EMS 74 Total
• McCaysville Ambulance 22
• Blue Ridge Ambulance 24
• Morganton Ambulance 28
*Above EMS numbers do not include non-emergency calls or transfers to other (out of town) hospitals.
Friday March 15, EMS and Rescue, along with a unit from the US Forest Service, responded to the report of a hiker having a diabetic emergency on a trail in the Noontootla area off of Forest Service Road 58. She was reported to be approximately ½ mile in on the trail, but when units arrived they found that she had walked out to the road and was feeling better. After being checked by EMS, she declined transport to a hospital.
3 rescue units along with 9 volunteers and Medic Unit 11 responded to the call.
Skeenah Gap. Benton-Mackaye
Responded to the above area for the report of a runner dehydrated. Used 4-wheeler and two personal to ride in on trail to access patient. Made contact with patient and and he declined any treatment or transport. All units returned to service.
8 Fire & EMS personal responded.
Dispatched to the above location in Epworth area for the report if a brush fire. First arriving units found that a control burn had gotten out of hand and spread thru the woods. Used booster lines from Tanker 6, Engine 4, Engine 5, Engine 6, to contain fire until Ga Forestry could plow a line around the fire. A total of 10 acres burned. Fire Fighters also used rakes to put hand-lines in place to slow the fire down.
15 Fire Fighters responded to the fire.
Fire / Rescue Chief
EMA Deputy Director