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    Palo Pinto County Emergency Service District 1 approved placement of a third full-time ambulance on FM 2351 on the east side of Possum Kingdom Lake. ESD 1 has contracted out all emergency medical services to Sacred Cross EMS Inc. (Sun photo by Nathan Lawson)

LCS: Full-time ambulance now stationed at PK

In January, Emergency Services District No. 1 approved a proposal which created a third full-time ambulance in Palo Pinto County with it being stationed on the east side of Possum Kingdom Lake.

ESD 1 contracted its emergency medical services out to Sacred Cross EMS Inc. last year. The company provided two ambulances which were stationed in Gordon and Graford as well as a day-time ambulance which floated around the county as needed.

“We had a talk with Sacred Cross on what it would cost to add another half-ambulance and turn that half-ambulance into a full-time,” ESD 1 Board President Lynn Reasoner said. “They came up with a price of $175,000, which we thought was very reasonable. Making three full time ambulances at a cost of $275,000 per unit.”

For the rest of the story see the Wednesday, March 13 edition of The Graham Leader.

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