The Buzz on Technical Rescue: Gwinnett County Firefighters Held at Gunpoint

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Host Bob Duemmel talks with Assistant Fire Chief Charles Wells of the Gwinnett County, Ga., Department of Fire and Emergency Services.

Chief Wells reviews the incident which started our as a routine EMS call and quickly evolved into an event where four Gwinnett County firefighters were taken hostage. The incident played out live on national TV stations in April 2013.

Chief Wells provides an in-depth look at the company’s initial dispatch and initial patient contact. Listen as Chief Wells details the rescued efforts and then how the fire department handled many post incident activities.