What Next For Emergency Services?

Randy Williams, Adam Heuslein and Charlie Pronto discuss emergency services.
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

Eight months ago nine emergency service organizations as part of district EMS-2 provided service to most of Orleans and northern Essex counties. In January the Derby Line ambulance service closed as a result of financial difficulties. In July the state temporarily closed the Barton Ambulance Squad for non-payment of insurance. A week later the Barton board of directors voted to disband the organization. What is the future of EMS services in Orleans County? An EMS-2 meeting is scheduled for August 14th at the Orleans Ambulance Service to discuss consolidation and related issues. Read more in the Newport Daily Express.