Tag Archives: Roanoke Fire/EMS

Fortunately spared

Unlike when the Derecho hit, we were not caught off guard. We were kept informed, given up to date projections / information and provided the necessary resources.

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The calls you just can't "shake"

They were babies .... just babies. So small that Scott carried (ran) them both out to the ambulance at the same time. The 3-year-old Jaide and 2-year-old Marcasite, were later pronounced dead due to smoke inhalation.

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2 Great events and a miracle in Roanoke

That Chief gave the main reason for closing stations as that they could not accommodate "modern day fire equipment" ... they wouldn't fit. I guess he was thinking it was easier to build new stations rather than put a little extra thought into out truck specs.

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When staffing matters

I'd love to see em sit down with Leslie Alexander to have that conversation ... well Mr Alexander and Governor Rick Perry...now THAT would be a video worth watching!

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