Idaho Fire Department Struggling to Maintain EMS Crews
May 22--A Moscow firefighter has raised the question again as to how the city can retain paramedics and remain a voluntary unit, but the answer isn't easy.
Troy Zakariasen addressed the City Council on Monday as a concerned resident, stating a shortage of emergency medical personnel, particularly paramedics, is putting additional burden on current volunteers.
The shortage has placed volunteers on four rotating shifts from five, meaning they have had to do more with less, he said...
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