Bridgestone Americas Donates Emergency Response Trailer to Wilson County, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency

SOURCE: Bridgestone Americas

SUMMARY:
  • The gift of this emergency response trailer underscores Bridgestone’s corporate social responsibility commitment, Our Way to Serve, which supports safe and sustainable mobility.
  • This donation promotes safer communities through prevention and readiness for emergency situations.
  • The trailer will be used by the Wilson County Emergency Management Agency during major incidents within the county.

 

DESCRIPTION:

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) made a special delivery to the Wilson County Emergency Management Agency in Lebanon, Tennessee on June 30 with a 53-foot fully enclosed emergency response trailer. The Wilson County Emergency Management Agency and the Wilson County Sheriff's Office will utilize the command trailer to conduct command operations on large-scale events. 

This donation underscores Bridgestone’s corporate social responsibility commitment, Our Way to Serve, which supports safe and sustainable mobility. This donation promotes safer communities through prevention and readiness for emergency situations. The unit will be utilized by the command staff’s work in developing incident action plans, and the trailer’s canopy can be used for operational briefings for all responders. Additionally, the trailer will be used by the Wilson County Emergency Management Agency during major incidents within the county, as well as special events and mass gatherings across Middle Tennessee.

“The Wilson County Emergency Management Agency, along with the Wilson County Sheriff's Department, is grateful to have a company like Bridgestone to help support the community and emergency responders by donating this gracious asset to be utilized in future events,” said Jeremy Hobbs, fire chief and deputy director of the Wilson County Emergency Management Agency. “The capabilities of having this command trailer, along with trained personnel to operate it, at large disasters and events will be a valuable resource for the citizens and businesses of Wilson County and surrounding communities. We cannot thank Bridgestone enough for their generous dedication and donations to supporting public safety response nationwide.” 

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About Bridgestone Americas, Inc.: 

Nashville, Tennessee-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSAM) is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company. BSAM and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. BSAM also is engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produces air springs, roofing materials and industrial fibers and textiles. BSAM also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Guided by its global corporate social responsibility commitment, Our Way to Serve, the company is dedicated to improving the way people live, work, move and play in all of the communities it calls home. 

Contact: Emily Weaver
weaveremily@bfusa.com ​

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