Alliance Fire Department starts ambulance services

  • Source: The Independent Online
  • Published: 06/10/2019 01:26 PM

The Fire Department picked up a used ambulance a while ago as a donation from a benefactor. But it’s only been recently that city firefighters had the authority to put the vehicle to full use transporting patients to the hospital. City Council in May passed an ordinance approving the change. The city’s prime ambulance service provider is Emergency Medical Transport, a private ambulance service. But in event, EMT does not have an ambulance available during an emergency, the city Fire Department can fill the need. “When they show up for first response, and there is not another ambulance available, it allows them to transport,” city Safety-Service Director Michael Dreger said. “When they show up for first response, and there is not another ambulance available, it allows them to transport.”



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