The Transylvania Times -

By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

EMS Facing Tourism Pressures


April 24, 2017

The needs of local EMS crews and first responders in response to tourist-related incidents were the topic of conversation at the most recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting.

The council meets once a month with local public land managers, conservationists, wildlife representatives and volunteers to discuss ongoing issues in the county.

Six people were killed in the county last year on local waterfalls, and with visitation expected to public lands only increasing, local first responders are having a hard time keeping up.

Jason Guidry, DuPont State Recreational Fore...

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