Hamilton County EMS employees honored at awards ceremony
By WRCB Staff
HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -
Dozens of Hamilton County first responders are being recognized for their service.
Some of the awards given out on Saturday included Medical Call of The Year, Trauma Call of The Year, Paramedic of The Year, and AEMT of The Year.
It's part of their annual cookout at the Vulcan Recreation picnic area for National EMS Week.
The Trauma Call of The Year honored EMS employees who responded to the deadly Woodmore crash in November of 2016.
"A tragedy like this brings it to the forefront and everybody knows those incidents, but they're doing this day in and day out with the tragedies in the community and they perform outstanding on a day to day basis and it's nice to recognize that," Capt. Wade Batson of Hamilton County EMS.
The following Hamilton County EMS employees received awards: