Texas Emergency Response Guru Frank Patterson To Speak At Sauder Heritage Inn

(WAUSEON, OH) — The Emergency Management Agencies of Defiance, Henry, Fulton, Paulding, Putman and Williams Counties are sponsoring “Lessons Learned in the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion and Response Efforts,” at Sauder Heritage Inn, Archbold, OH on April 21st, 2016. There will be two sessions, 1:00pm-3:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm.

The presenter, Frank Patterson, has more than 30 years’ experience in the emergency response field and has served as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Waco and McLennan County since 1999. As such, he is responsible for emergency operations plans and response for the City of Waco and the unincorporated areas in McLennan County. Most recently, he served as Incident Commander for the vast multi-agency response following the April 17th, 2013 West Fertilizer Co. explosion.

This free presentation is open to the public and is geared towards first responders including fire and law enforcement agencies, emergency medical service personnel, agriculture, elected officials, emergency management, public health and hospitals. RSVP to Fulton County EMA at 419-337-9207, Extension 5 or ema@fultoncountyoh.com


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