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Committee gives Gold Cross Augusta EMS zone

...city since former city administrator Fred Russell requested Gold Cross be included in a shared arrangement in 2005.Fire Chief Chris James raised issues around the same time about the city's self-renewing contract with Gold Cross, which he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-03/committee-gives-gold-cro
Council to revisit November selection of area EMS 'zone provider'

...or have worked for Gold Cross ? as well as Augusta Fire Chief Chris James.Nearly two years ago, the newly promoted Augusta fire chief drew the city commission's attention to the vagueness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-02/council-revisit-november
EMS council must revisit November decision to name Augusta 'sole provider' of emergency services

...bulk of emergency medical services under a self-renewing contract with the city.Around two years ago when Augusta Fire Chief Chris James began pushing to revisit the loosely-written contract, Gold Cross revealed its intent to become sole zone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-12/ems-council-must-revisit
McDuffie County jailer charged, fired for inappropriate contact with female inmate

...supposedly took place in January. Marshall said Cody was fired Monday.Cody is also a Thomson city firefighter, and Fire Chief Rick Sewell said he has been suspended pending further investigation.In July, another McDuffie County jailer was charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-12/mcduffie-county-jailer
3 killed in SC plane crash

...the fuselage, grass and woods were in flames, with the fire reaching about 50 feet from the two houses, Hartsville Fire Chief Jeff Burr said Sunday. No homes were damaged.Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee confirmed the three deaths. Those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-09/3-killed-sc-plane-crash
Soaking rain could put damper on St. Patrick's Day

...finally down Broad Street."We'll have everything from Irish-American families riding on floats, to the sheriff, fire chief, mayor and Shriners," Thrash said.Antique cars, motorcycles, bagpipers and Irish dancers will also entertain the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-14/soaking-rain-could-pu
Wedding party helps couple escape fire

...officials in middle Georgia say members of a wedding party helped rescue an elderly couple from a house fire.Perry Fire Chief Joel Gray said he pulled up to the fire Sunday and saw a man in a tuxedo and a woman in a wedding dress helping the couple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/across-georgia
City's lack of cleanup contract caused trouble

...have to deal with some of the headaches," he said.Fire Chief Chris James said he was named interim EMA director at...pervious interim stepped down. James' predecessor, Fire Chief Howard Willis, similarly served as EMA director. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-03/citys-lack-cleanup-contr
Storm response could have been better, say some Augusta officials

...the last to have power restored after natural disasters and learned to rally around one another to survive.Augusta Fire Chief Chris James, whose responsibilities include emergency management, said he was impressed residents stayed inside as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-21/storm-response-could-have-bee
Deal visits to survey damage in Augusta area

...public safe. Allen said she expected cleanup from the storm to "take awhile" but had no immediate estimate.Augusta Fire Chief Chris James said downed power lines remain a tremendous hazard and urged residents to stay away from them and off the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-13/deal-visits-survey-damage-aug