North Smithfield's new rescue offers smooth ride for patients, low maintenance costs

  • Source: Valley Breeze
  • Published: 03/13/2018 12:00 AM

For the second time in three years, the town has replaced an aging and outdated rescue vehicle with a state-of-the-art new one, creating maximum safety and an unusually smooth ride for workers and patients, say safety officials. North Smithfield Fire Chief Joel Jillson announced that the town purchased a 2017 Ford-550 Life Line Rescue/Ambulance from Specialty Vehicles of North Attleboro, Mass. Rescue 2 is now in service and quartered at Fire Station 2, located at 1470 Providence Pike. William LaBarre, EMS and IT coordinator for North Smithfield Fire & Rescue Service Inc., said the new rescue cost more than $200,000.


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