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Web letter: Man in need grateful for emergency responders

To all members of the emergency response team who come to the aid of those of us in need, no matter what time of the day or night, or what weekend or holiday the need occurs – especially the group that responded to my call at 9:20 Thanksgiving night – you all demonstrate great skill and knowledge and perform your duties in the most professional manner, and I am very grateful that you do.

I am particularly impressed with the calm professional manner Tracy did her duties while riding in the ambulance with me to the hospital.

I pass by your station at least 10 to 20 times a week and normally do not see anyone around, except for one or two vehicles. Yet when the 911 call goes in, within minutes there are emergency vehicles all over the street outside the door of the caller’s home.

As I walk through the local stores and go to the local fitness center, I look at faces and wonder just how many people I see are first responders and serve our community in almost total anonymity. You must have very deep-seated satisfaction serving others since you continue to do so in such a selfless manner.