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Williamson County Emergency Services members heading to El Paso to help first responders

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Posted at 7:47 PM, Aug 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-14 20:47:55-04

Five members of Williamson County Emergency Services are heading to El Paso to help first responders dealing with trauma after the mass shooting.

The members have been deployed to El Paso as requested by the state. They will support first responders in need by staffing a First Responder Resiliency Center.

The center will provide peer support to federal, state, tribal and local first responders who have been impacted by the August 3rd mass shooting.

Williamson County Emergency Services says due to the sale and scope of the incident, local behavioral health services are focused on assisting victims and families.