FANNIN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY 181 Church Street Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
706-632-1958 Robert Graham, Director.
Report Period: Apr 7 thru Apr 13, 2014
Total Calls answered by 911 Center (including non-emergency) 1667
The following figures represent emergency calls dispatched
Law Enforcement (cities & county) 278
• McCaysville Ambulance 22
• Blue Ridge Ambulance 17
• Morganton Ambulance 25
*Above EMS numbers do not include non-emergency calls or transfers to other (out of town) hospitals.
Fire Log Calls:
Dispatched. 8:02 Arrived. 18:04 Cleared. 18:47
Old Hwy 76
Dispatched to the above location for the report of a barn fire. First arriving units found barn with minor involvement. Fire appeared to have started in or around the boat. Fire extinguished in shed that was attached to the barn.
Medic 11 Engine 11 Engine 7 Engine 8 Tanker 8 Tanker 2 And 14 fire fighters responded.
Dispatched 12:57 Arrived. 01:01 Cleared. 03:18
Cuscina Rustica, Forge Mill Rd.
Dispatched to the above location for the report of a structure fire. First arriving units found the outside corner of the restaurant had been on fire. Owner had been using a water hose to put the fire out, thermal imaging camera used found fire and hot embers inside of wall still to be hot, used chain-saw
to start cutting away siding. Other crews made entry to find smoke filled room and checked the attic area for any other extension of the fire. Fire extinguished. Fire appeared to have started outside the building with smoldering mulch and gusty winds. From either hot embers from a earlier leaf fire or smoking material.
Engine 11 Medic 11 Engine 1 Engine 7 Air & Light Tanker 2 11 fire fighters responded to the fire.
Dispatched 16:58 Arrived 17:26 Cleared 20:52
Mountain Top Dr.
Dispatched to 50 Mountain Top Dr. for the report of a structure fire. Arrived on scene to find heavy smoke showing from all sides of the house, main and upper level with fire showing from the living room window. Engine 3 deployed two attack lines on the ground. Made entry thru front door and started an attack and found that stairway to basement and upstairs was completely burned out. After fire was knocked down on main floor. Backed out and went to basement and made entry on that level. Fire knocked down in basement. Laddered front side of house to porch roof and made entry thru dormer windows performing a hasty search of each floor. found only heavy smoke and heat damage. Applied smoke ejectors to both basement and main level doors to evacuate smoke from residents. State and Local investigator contacted.
Engine 3 Engine 13 Engine 7 Engine 9 Tanker 9 Tanker 7 Medic 11 23 fire fighter responded to the call.
Larry Thomas, Fire/Rescue Chief EMA Deputy Director 706-632-4711 Office