A lot of EMS crews are facing dwindling numbers, due to retirements and a lack of volunteers. Michael Wise Asst Fire Chief/EMS Chief for Le Mars Fire Rescue says that
combining Fire and EMS services into one unit has been a good move.
They are also meeting their performance standards…
..and getting close to meeting their recruitment goals
Asst. Chief Wise says recruits with a preference for firefighting or EMS response will be trained for both.
Recruiting takes place in the local schools.
If interested in this work, stop in for a visit.
This week marks National EMS Week.