Local ambulance on the move

Oak Park crew looks forward to having new home

NOT HERE—An AMR ambulance powers up in Oak Park using electricity on private property. Some residents became upset. Courtesy photo

Nobody wants to call an ambulance, but if the need arises, people expect their lifesaving personnel to be focused and alert.

Ambulance technicians often work 24-hour shifts, most of which is downtime as they wait for calls to come in. But the crews who work for private companies can’t take their breaks at county facilities such as police and fire stations. They...

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