National EMS Week 2023

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.