Posted by Fred Steiner on February 10, 2016 - 7:48pm
Volunteers with the American Red Cross of Hancock County responded to an early morning fire on Wednesday in Rawson.
Red Cross volunteers Pat Swisher and Steve Switzer responded to the call for help at the home on S. Main St. and provided the family with temporary shelter and assistance for immediate needs such as food and clothing. They also provided the family with Red Cross blankets and comfort kits of personal hygiene items.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 4, 2016 - 11:02am
Bluffton EMS had a busy year with 480 total runs, according to Jan Basinger, EMS director.
The squad had 459 calls with 353 of those of a medical nature. The majority of calls, 360, were within the village of Bluffton.
The squad had 339 transports with Bluffton Hospital as the destination on 164 calls, Lima Memorial with 81, St. Rita’s Medical Center 81 and Blanchard Valley Hospital 52. There were four life flights from the Bluffton airport.
July was the busiest month with 48 runs. August was the lightest month with 29 runs.