Letter to the Editor
September 27, 2023
As a past Paramedic/firefighter I want to bring attention to another 1st Responder that is rarely recognized or thanked. Recently one of our County Newspaper articles had a thank you given only to the Police, Fire, and ambulance.
We do not value our Tow Truck Drivers or Wrecking Crews. They too face the horrors of every bad accident scene; get called out at all hours of the night and work in the worst weather, longer than any other 1st responders.
More Tow Truck Drivers are killed or injured every year on these calls than police or fire personnel. WHY? Because these brave heroes are usually...