Feeding Florida EOC crews rewarding for firefighters-turned chefs during Hurricane Dorian

  • Source: TCPalm
  • Published: 09/04/2019 12:00 AM

During an extreme weather emergency such as Hurricane Dorian, hundreds of first responders, law enforcement and county personnel work around the clock overseeing evacuations, shelters, flooded roads and securing the community from harm. At the Martin County Emergency Operations Center, they also must eat. And there they eat pretty well ... as in three meals a day for five days. That’s thanks to a hard-working bunch of Martin County Fire Rescue firefighters and rescue personnel who volunteer to prep, cook and serve more than 1,300 meals a day as the county EOC braced for Hurricane Dorian. Retired Fire Rescue Capt. Scott Schlawiedt, 52, who owns Fire House Catering, was contracted to oversee the food-service operation; along with two executive chefs, Shawn Lisowy and Kelly Taylor, both captains with Martin County Fire Rescue.


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