FANNIN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY 181 Church Street, Blue Ridge, 706-632-1958
Robert Graham, Director.
Report Period: Jan 20 thru Jan 26, 2014
Total Calls answered by 911 Center (including non-emergency) 1389
The following figures represent emergency calls dispatched
Law Enforcement (cities & county) 443
• McCaysville Ambulance 15
• Blue Ridge Ambulance 25
• Morganton Ambulance 23
*Above EMS numbers do not include non-emergency calls or transfers to other (out of town) hospitals.
January 24, 2014 Ballewtown Rd.
Dispatched. 05:20 Arrived. 05:33 Cleared. 11:33
Dispatched to the above location for the report of a house fire. First arriving units found that the house was 25% involved with fire. And met the family outside the house and determined that everyone was out of the structure. Engine 1 deployed 2 attack lines, and a third line just minutes later. Fire was extinguished. Red Cross to assist family. State Fire Marshall and Fannin County Sheriff Investigator's, investigating the cause if the fire.
Engine 1 Air & Light Medic 1 14 fire fighters responded to the call.
January 27, 2014 15K Block of Old Hwy 76
Dispatched. 01:17 Arrived. 01:30 Cleared. 02:39
Dispatched to the above location for the report of a house filled with smoke. Units arrived on scene and found single wide trailer house with smoke inside. Firefighters made entry and extinguished small fire. The structure was ventilated and secured. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the State Fire Marshall's office, Fannin County Sheriffs investigators, and the Fannin County Fire Dept.
Engine 11 Medic 11 Engine 7 Tanker 2 Air & Light 9 fire fighters responded to the call.
Larry Thomas, Fire / Rescue Chief EMA Deputy Director 706-632-4711 Office