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Dispatch impresses former law enforcement officer

Former law enforcement officer Ron Hawkins listens to the scanner on a regular basis and a hectic night earlier this week left him very impressed. Fires in Egg Harbor and Southern Door required almost every fire department in the county to report to at least one blaze if not both in about eight hours. Door County Sheriff’s Department deputies and Door County Emergency Services were also called in to help provide support if needed. The common denominator in all of this was seated miles away at the county’s dispatch center helping coordinate everything along the way. Hawkins says the community should be proud of the men and women in the dispatch center for keeping everything straight.

No one was hurt in either fire, but the home in southern Door County and the storage barn at Schartner’s Farm Market were deemed to be complete losses. You can find updates on the fires Tuesday online with this story.

 

Picture courtesy of Chuck Cihlar, Southern Door Fire Department

 

 

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