Brunswick County Emergency Services
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Brunswick County EMS prepares for emerging diseases
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:38pm.

video Brunswick County is making sure they are prepared for emerging diseases. Today, several agencies came together to make sure they know what to do if an outbreak happens. This simulation was for ebola.

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Neighbors, drivers tired of NC 133 flooding
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:57pm.

video Another rain-soaked weekend meant more closures along NC 133 in Brunswick County. It left River Road looking more like a river than a road. Now drivers and neighbors alike say they have some major concerns.

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State of Emergency declarations in effect, shelter open in Shallotte
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 3:45pm.

videoSeveral area governments have declared States of Emergency as a winter storm bears down on southeastern North Carolina. Sleet, freezing rain and ice are all forecast for the region through tomorrow morning.

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With Hurricane Season approaching, NWS could face furloughs
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 3:55pm.

videoThe federal sequester has already caused flight delays and canceled the 4th of July fireworks at Camp Lejeune. Now it could affect public safety close to home. Wilmington's National Weather Service office is waiting to find out if it will have to furlough forecasters.

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Brunswick County's new emergency radio system coming on line
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 03/23/2012 - 3:17pm.

Whether it's a police chase or a hurricane, how well emergency responders communicate with each other can mean life or death. Brunswick County's new public safety radio system VIPER is up and running, but it has a ways to go before all departments are installed.

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Non-emergency transportation decision on hold in Brunswick County
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 11:06pm.

videoBrunswick County has decided the business of non-emergency medical transportation will have to wait. County commissioner voted tonight to table the issue of providing extended services through the county's emergency management department until an April meeting. But what does that mean for patients and residents until then?

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Brunswick Co. officials call in the NC Forestry Service to help contain fire
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 10:26pm.

New Hanover County is not the only one dealing with fires. Brunswick County had to call in the North Carolina Forestry Service to help battle a brush fire Tuesday night.

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