Fire Chief's Report – How NCFPD is handling increase in calls for EMS services
Last updated 11/5/2018 at 9:16am
In last week's paper we ran a story about the impact of the closure of Fallbrook Hospital on Fire and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) operations. That chart depicted some formatting errors. The corrected version is provided today.
We have also received some questions about what North County Fire Protection District has done in response to this dramatic increase in calls for EMS services. In addition to funding a third ambulance and reclassifying certain positions to less costly single-role or "non-safety" status, we have taken other steps to streamline operations.
When calls for service...