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Caldwell County Emergency Services Personnel Deploy to the NC Coast

LENOIR, NC (September 5, 2019) — Personnel with Caldwell County Emergency Services have been deployed, at the request of North Carolina Emergency Management, to the coast in advance of Hurricane Dorian.

Caldwell County Emergency Services’ EMS Division Training Captain Joshua Potter deployed Tuesday, September 3, to serve as an Ambulance Strike Team Leader in Brunswick County. The Ambulance Strike Team Leader provides direct supervision and guidance to ambulance crews responding in the area.

Caldwell County Emergency Services’ Fire Division personnel, Fire Marshal Kevin Brown and Fire Inspector/Investigator Michael Parnell left today with a prime mover and other equipment to assist in the movement of resources and equipment to affected areas. Prime movers are vehicles, funded by a federal award from the Department of Homeland Security, whose purpose is to move trailer-based resources and equipment to impacted areas.

“Caldwell County is fortunate in that we are able to offer a capable, multidisciplinary, contingent of personnel, to function in support of the State and local governments. We are just one of many agencies offering assistance to the Eastern portion of our State and are happy to do so,” said Chief of Caldwell County Emergency Services Dino DiBernardi.