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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Emergency responders
The Cocke County Sheriffs Office in conjunction with several emergency agencies will host a “Get Ready, Get Safe” event Thursday afternoon, at the Cocke County Fair Grounds. Several police vehicles, fire trucks, armored personnel carriers, k-9 officers, a helicopter, bomb robots, swat vehicles, ambulance and rescue squad equipment will be on display. The event is scheduled for 3:30 pm till 5:30 pm and is open to the public. Cocke County Sheriff Armando Fontes said his department has planned a program for 200 students at 2 o’clock, but the general public is free to stop by between 3:30 and 5:30 to meet first responders and see their equipment. Fire safety, drug awareness, and personal safety education materials will be available. A large number of emergency agencies will be represented by 75 emergency personnel. The sheriff says “This a great opportunity for the public to meet emergency responders.” Any other agency wishing to participate should contact Sheriff Fontes at 423-623-6004.

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