I called for an ambulance and a fire engine came with it. Why does a fire truck go on medical calls with the ambulance?
A fire engine is automatically sent anytime an ambulance is requested. All fire department personnel are trained and certified paramedics. Some calls have multiple patients or may be severe enough to require the help of all the emergency personnel on scene. Additionally, our engine is equipped with advanced medical equipment and medications. Should the ambulance be delayed, the engine crew can begin advanced life support treatment while the patient is waiting to be transported.

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1. I called for an ambulance and a fire engine came with it. Why does a fire truck go on medical calls with the ambulance?
2. How can I arrange a tour of the fire station?
3. My child’s birthday is coming up soon. May we have a birthday party at the fire station?
4. May I get my blood pressure checked at the fire station?
5. May I burn brush or trash in the city limits?
6. Is it okay to park in a fire lane if I’m only out of my car for a minute?
7. What is the Citizen’s Fire Academy?
8. When and where are the Citizen’s Fire Academy classes conducted?
9. Is it true that fire trucks and ambulances can change traffic lights from red to green?
10. Does the city have outdoor warning sirens?
11. Are the outdoor warning sirens tested to ensure they will work when needed?
12. I am a diabetic and have to use syringes daily for medication administration. May I bring my used syringes to the fire station for disposal?