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Western Carteret Fire & EMS Board Approves New Ambulance To Answer Increased Calls For Service

Highlights:

  • A local board overseeing Western Carteret Fire And EMS approves the purchase of a new ambulance for $260,000 to serve Cape Carteret, Cedar Point, Peletier, Stella, Bogue, and Ocean.
  • The new purchase is in response to unprecedented growth in the western part of the county, and due to disrepair of other ambulances in the fleet.
  • The board says they do not foresee the need for a EMS tax to pay for the new purchase.
  • The average round trip for one call of service is 40 miles which is problematic for older ambulances serving this portion of the county.

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Michael Sharp

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