By Tim Kowols
Emergency personnel in Kewaunee County were among those recognized over the weekend by the American Heart Association’s Heart Ball at Lambeau Field for their lifesaving response almost two months ago in Casco. Luxemburg Rescue, Casco-Lincoln Area EMS, Kewaunee Coun ty Sheriff’s Department, and Green Bay Fire Department worked together to help save a life, providing critical attention within minutes of the initial call. Brad LeGrave from Casco-Lincoln Area EMS says the recognition shows the importance rural and volunteer emergency departments.
According to the National Volunteer Fire Council, nearly 85 percent of the nation’s 30,000 fire departments are either all or mostly volunteer.