Pa. Region's Ambulance Operators in Financial Squeeze

Campers were rescued by helicopters and boats when the river's water level rose 14 feet after 10 inches of rain fell overnight.
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant will be used to purchase 24 new breathing apparatus and other equipment.
The 9-1-1 system was disrupted for one hour after a third-party vendor employee made an error during a network configuration.
Rescue crews are still working to find victims after a major bridge in Genoa collapsed yesterday.
Jackson County emergency services will participate in the full-scale drill at Henry Ford Allegiance Health.
San Jose Fire Department members donned ballistic gear in an active shooter training exercise at the BART station.
The time-saving tool prevented the boy and first responders from spending too much time in the extreme heat.
The drill shed light on Boyd County's interagency communication issues.
Interagency collaboration skills were critiqued by police chiefs.
Recruiting east coast firefighters and even crews from New Zealand and Australia are helping relieve the firefighter storage.
The Mendocino Complex Fire takes the cake as the largest in recorded history after burning nearly 300,000 acres.
Without grants, firefighter-EMTs can't replace 9-year-old gear and decades-old fire trucks.
A cloud-based computer-aided dispatch solution will help boost situational awareness for dispatchers and first responders.
The crew is one of many heading west to relieve firefighters working non-stop to contain the blazes.
Windsor Area Ambulance Service bought a power cot and stair chair while the fire department replaced an old washing machine and turn out gear.