Evolving emergency management
Fire Warden John Rutherford asks BOCCC to consider full-time positions for fire warden, emergency management coordinator
January 15, 2020
Carbon County appears to be facing a two-fold dilemma that has transpired over the past few years. While the number of emergency calls has increased, the number of volunteers to respond to those calls has decreased. This is according to Carbon County Fire Warden John Rutherford, who provided information to the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) on January 7.
Rutherford also recommended the county commissioners consider creating full-time positions for both the fire warden and Carbon County Emergency Management Coordinator.
The position of emergency management coordinator is curre...