Employee Recognition- Warren Royce

Employee Recognition- Warren Royce

In its regular meeting on January 31st, the Board of County Commissioners recognized Emergency Communications Specialist (ECS) Warren Royce for his actions in the line of duty on January 20th, 2006 with a Certificate of Merit. Commissioner Jim Kercheval said that ECS Royce was on duty on the 20th when Fire and Rescue Communications received a 911 call reporting a woman in labor and in need of an ambulance. While processing the telephone call and following emergency medical dispatch protocols, Royce guided the patient's family members in the delivery of the child. The ambulance company responded and transported the patient and child to the hospital. Kercheval called the action a demonstration of the teamwork within the Fire and Rescue Communications center and with EMS field personnel. All members of the teams should be commended for their actions, the certificate read.