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Resue Squad Appreciation Cookout

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BLUEFIELD, VA (WVVA) -

The Town of Bluefield, Virginia along with the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors hosted a cook out in Jack Asbury Park Thursday Evening to honor former EMS members.

This is the first year for this event and there were several former members of the Volunteer Blufield Rescue Squad from over the years. 

Photos and memorabilia were in the Visitors Center that the attendees enjoyed looking at.

There was a special recognition for the longest serving member.. Jim Scott who served on the volunteer squad for Thirty Years.

Mr. Scott said that things have changed tremendously over the years.

There was also an open mic for anyone wanting to relate old stories. The first ambulance they used back in the beginning days of the squad was on display

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