Recently, Firefighter Colby Robertson passed his Advanced EMT National Registry allowing us yet another personnel who can perform advanced life support procedures.
We now have at a minimum one firefighter per shift able to start IV's, insert airways, and give medications to those facing a life threatening medical emergency. The department could not provide this type of service 365 days a year, 24/7 without your continued support! Thanks again, West Blount Community, for helping us make our neighborhoods a safer place. We have come a long way in a year and a half, and we owe that to our firefighters, board of trustees, and you as a community. Call us should you need us! ... ExpandHide
The normal fire board meeting of the West Blount Fire District has been moved to tonight at 7:30 P.M. at Hayden Town Hall. These meetings are always open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend. ... ExpandHide
We want to thank Dodge City Fire, Warrior PD, Blount County Sheriffs Office, Blount EMS, Cullman EMS, Cullman County Sheriffs Office, and Air Evac for their assistance last night on a pedestrian struck on I-65. We could not adequately perform and complete our jobs without the help of each of these working together. ... ExpandHide
With extreme heat continuing, don't forget to remain hydrated and cool. It is important to be careful when working outdoors, take plenty of breaks, and allow yourself to take in as much water as needed. If you feel over exerted, dizzy, or weak, you should call 911 immediately and our guys will be on the way. Stay cool, and be safe! ... ExpandHide