Firefighters have a new tool at their disposal to improve service to local residents. The Eastern Randolph County Fire Protection District has placed into service new gas monitoring and detection equipment.
The new equipment that firefighters were recently trained to use allows for the detection and monitoring of four important gases during emergency situations. “The new monitor allows for us to take air samples in situations where the atmosphere may be dangerous to residents and firefighters alike”, said David Gaines, Chief of the Eastern Randolph County Fire Protection District. “This is a new level of services that helps to provide safety for not only the first responder but the residents located in eastern Randolph County.” Continue Reading →