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November 3, 2012

Emergency personnel sent downstate

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Tonawanda News — “The state sent the requests out and if they can get filled locally, they get filled,” he said. 

Hughes has been requested to respond to the Nassau County Emergency Operations center about 30 miles outside of Manhattan, where he will support interoperable communications. 

Medical personnel requested to assist in staffing a shelter in Nassau County include emergency medical technicians Pati Aine Guzinski, Jennifer Schaefer and Tim Van Patten. Jackie Andula, a registered nurse, and Dan Kishbaugh, a paramedic, also will accompany the group along with Dr. Andrew McCoy and Dr. Kevin Pacheco. All of the volunteers will return to Erie County on Tuesday, according to Poloncarz. 

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