Apparatus

The Alton Fire Department’s newest ambulance was responding on an EMS run and didn’t quite clear the garage door at Fire Station 2, reports The Telegraph. A private ambulance was called to take the run, which ultimately was cancelled. The ambulance suffered only minor damage and nobody was injured. Fire officials called a garage door...
EMS

As CAAS prepared for the release of GVS V2.0 in July 2019, the newly developed GVS Remount Standard that is included as part of the updated V2.0 document stands out as a major development in enhancing the safety, quality, and durability of remounted ambulances as the most rapidly growing segment of the emergency vehicle market.
EMS

From miles driven to equipment carried, ambulances offer different challenges than fire apparatus. When considering purchases and maintenance, take a slightly different approach than you would with typical traditional fire apparatus.
Apparatus

The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) addressed this with its recent Ground Vehicle Standard GVS V2.0, which includes the newly developed GVS Remount Standard. Read about the new standard this month in “Remounts Defined: CAAS Releases National Standard for Ambulance Remounts.”