Fire-Based EMS News: MD Fire Chief Orders Volunteer Company to Leave Ambulance in Service

08/15/2013
The Prince George's County (MD) Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department has been notified by one of its volunteer corporations that the basic life support transport unit (ambulance) will no longer be welcomed at their station and will be placed out of service within the next week. The Morningside Volunteer Fire Company, Inc., Prince George's County Fire/EMS Station 827, in a written notice from their lawyer, stated the ambulance at their station would need to be removed or redeployed by the county on August 19, 2013. Prince George's County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor sent a letter today to Morningside Volunteer Chief Michael White ordering him to keep the ambulance in service. T...

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