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Ambulance Space at Charles City Station Still a Work in Progress

Remodeling at the Charles City firehouse to make space for American Medical Response (AMR) ambulances is still a work in progress.

An agreement calls for the City and Floyd County to provide AMR with space for a base of operation out of the fire station.

City Administrator Steve Diers says additional changes and work under consideration have extended the duration of the project, now with a target of completion by the end of July.

The three-year agreement between the parties began last year and the city and county are both paying $262,500 each over the course of contract for AMR’s services.  AMR will provide the area an advanced life support ambulance with a paramedic and a basic life support ambulance with EMTs available 24/7. AMR will also transports between hospitals for Floyd County Medical Center. 

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA

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