By Joe King, email@example.com
Although first responders such as fire fighters and law enforcement agencies are continually risking their lives for their community, Emergency Medical Technicians have a stake in saving lives that can often go unnoticed.
Serving Sevier County since 1975, Emergency Medical Systems Director Steve Huskey has always had a yearning to help people.
“I worked with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Depart for a total of ten year and worked as an EMT and Paramedic for 27 years,” he said. “I was appointed director in the 1980 after the passing of Lincoln Gale Allen. I was reappointed Director in 2002.”
Huskey, whose department received 13,125 calls in 2012, said there are numerous challenges to performing the duties of his position to the high level of accomplishment he has achieved.