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2 firefighters and 24-hour EMS unit added to serve Edmonds

 

Last updated 3/10/2022 at 10:01am

South County Fire

Firefighters Daniel Benson and Brian Jacobson of South County Fire staffed the new 24-hour EMS unit on its first day of operation at Edmonds Fire Station 20 in Esperance.

A new 24-hour emergency medical services (EMS) unit staffed by two firefighters went into service this week in Edmonds.

Edmonds contracts with South County Fire to provide fire and EMS response. Most South County Fire responses in the city are EMS – 86% in 2021. All South County Fire firefighters are either emergency medical technicians or paramedics.

"Having one more ambulance and additional EMT firefighters assigned to our City will improve emergency response times and help keep our residents safe," said Mayor Mike Nelson.

"We appreciate our partnership with South County Fire and the s...



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