Tim Gemind is the assistant fire chief in Bath Township.
Hurricane Sandy Relief
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
This is the third hurricane where Tim Gemind has aided in the relief efforts.
Katrina and Rita are the ladies of Tim Gemind's past. Better add Sandy to that list, too. Gemind, assistant fire chief for Bath Township, recently headed up to Long Island's Suffolk County as a part of Ohio's Emergency Management Assistance Compact "EMAC is a system that allows states to reach out to other states for resources," Gemind said. "On the Saturday before the storm hit (Oct. 27), emails came from New York and New Jersey with requests for help." The first deploy of an Ohio team was sent to the east coast and five days later, they requested back-up. Gemind headed to Long Island on Nov. 5. Stationed in a "situation room," Gemind answered calls for resources, such as a dump truck or ladder. It was his job to find out the availability…