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Mr. Hope also was directed to provide Civil Preparedness Director
Allen Mitchell with a copy of each occupancy, permit, which will
enable the Civil Preparedness people to-' help.v the tovm keep a more
accurate count of population figures for shared revenue purposes.
Finally, Mayor Cleveland announced that a committee has been
appointed to make a feasibility study of a third bridge over the
canal that would connect Mimosa and iiamsey Drive. The committee
will consist of John Elder, Ken Hoffmeyer and Arthur Browne.
FIRE DEPAPuTMENT At a special meeting of the Pine Knoll Shores
Fire Department on Monday, December 29, new
ELECTS OFFICERS officers were elected. The slate will be pre
sented to the Board of Commissioners this month
for approval, in accordance with the Department's By-Laws and the
The new officers are: Chief,Administrative-Bill Robbins and
Assistant Chief, Administrative-Si Bezuyen. Captains are Bob Ames,
Platoon A, and Bill Ford, Platoon B. Lieutenants are Lloyd Staton,
Joe Trembeczki, Howard Lav/s and Dean Griffith, who will be in
charge of the four squads. Chief Engineer will be 0. K. Foster,
who had resigned as chief for personal reasons, and Assistant Chief
Engineer is Ralph Masencup. John Eubanks was elected a lieutenant
in their absence. George Eastland remains as Director of Traffic
Control. Mr. Robbins also v/ill arrange for and oversee the depart
ment’s continuing training programs.
\fflAT WOULD V'.Tiat would you do if there was no Rescue Squad to call
v/hen you or someone you loved v/as in an accident?
YOU DO? \^at would you do if there was no Rescue Squad to call
when your loved one got lost? IvTiat would you do il*
you had a heart attack and there was no Rescue Squad to call? VvTiat
would you do if you needed help in a hurry and there v/as no Rescue
Squad to call?
Accidents, searches, and sick calls are just a few of the many thing
that a Rescue Squad does. They are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days
a week, 3^5 days a year. V.Tiat do they get in return? Sassy motor
ists, people that get made at them for helping, fussed at by someone
not as competent in emergency rescue as they are, and the honor of
going without sleep.
Let's pay tribute to the men and v;omen who dedicate their lives to
save the lives of others. Thousands of men and women across the
state train and work hard to improve their skills, and are finally
rewarded when they save that one life.
Squad members face many emergency situations every year and yet
they know just how to handle them. Do you know v/hy? Because the
members give up hours and hours of their time to train and prepare
themselves for every type of imaginable emergency. They work hard