Category Archive for "WEMA News"

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New area code may effect fire and medical alarm systems

New 629 Area Code may impact fire alarm dialing systems If you have not heard by now, there is a new area code coming to the middle Tennessee region.  An area code overlay of 629 will be effective in early

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Ebola Information

There has been a lot of news lately of Ebola with a recent death in Texas. Currently plans, protocols, training, additional equipment, and procedures are going in place to ensure our crews can handle these potential cases. We have been working with

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Firehouse Subs Public Safety Donations

Firehouse Subs made another donation to first responders, this time totaling more than $62,000. At an event held at the Mt. Juliet Firehouse Subs Thursday September 4th, the restaurant donated to Wilson Emergency Management Agency, as well as Cannon County

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Paramedic Advancement

After an intensive training program we are proud of the advanced of Josh Cross, Cassandra Page, and Justin Pruitt to Paramedic. They all passed on the first attempt and are now state licensed Paramedics.

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Field Training Officer (FTO) Promotions

Congratulations to the first official Field Training Officers. Click the headline to view all personnel.   A shift – Paramedic Lisa Heckman, EMT-IV Brandy Miller, and Paramedic Mark Taylor B Shift – Paramedic Josh Cross, EMT-IV Jennifer Harmon, and Paramedic

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The Wilson Post Interviews Chaplain Sue Street

Please read The Wilson Post article on WEMA Chaplain Sue Street. Click here to read the article. We love and appreciate everything “Granny” does for WEMA.

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Station One Grand Opening

GRAND OPENING of the new Wilson County EMA station 1 is planned for July 31, 2014, and you are invited! Come early, the ceremony will begin at 10:00am.  It is located at 371 Maddox-Simpson Parkway, in Lebanon.  Finger foods and

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Submit Controlled Burn Notifications Online

Effective July 15, 2014 we now accept online submission of controlled burns. Visit the Fire Suppression page for more information.
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County Resolution

The picture to the left is Commissioner Mike Justice reading a resolution at the Wilson County Commission meeting on May 19, 2014. This resolution was to recognize the efforts of these individuals in successfully resuscitating a 2 year old drowning

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#MoveOver Campaign

The “Move Over Law,” which passed in 2006, is a part of the ”Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicles Law” (T.C.A. 55-8-132) and requires motorists to move over into the adjacent lane of traffic, when safe to do so, or alternatively

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