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Rural/Metro adds five ambulances to fleet

Posted at: 08/16/2013 7:22 PM



Rural/Metro has added five new ambulances to its fleet. Two of the ambulances have already been placed in service and the other three will be added soon.

The new ambulances feature LED lighting, increased cab space for personnel, built in car seats,and an on-board refrigerator for chilled medications and IV fluids. Rural/Metro-invested about $100,000 for each ambulance.

Rural/Metro now has 45 ambulances with 25 to 30 that are staffed daily for City 911 responses and the remainder are used for other contracts.

 


 

The new wheels feature, LED lighting, increased cab space for personnel, built in car seats, and an on board refrigerator for chilled medications and IV fluids.  Rural/Metro-Rochester invested about $100,000 for each ambulance and equipment, bringing the final price tag to $500,000.