JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Onslow County has received $10k in grant funds from the Duke Energy Foundation.
The funds will be used to purchase a multi-network communication unit for Onslow County EMS.
“The unit is designed to help us with communication during hurricane events to where part or all of the 911 center suffers a crash.” Chris Hunt, Fire Rescue Division Head Onslow County
The unit will assist the Swift Water Rescue Team and provide data to officials during emergency response efforts like hurricanes.
“It’s able to broadcast data and voice communications to where systems might not be able to do it during the storm.” Chris Hunt, Fire Rescue Division Head Onslow County
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