Glenview (IL) Fire Department to Increase Ambulance Service

The village of Glenview (IL) recently increased its coverage to operate three ambulances 24/7, reports

Since 2011, Glenview firefighters have operated two ambulances 24/7 and one at Station 8 for 12 hours a day.

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Along with the increase, Glenview also added firefighters to bring that total to 81, excluding the chief and deputy chief. All Glenview crew members are trained as both firefighters and paramedics.

Village officials say the increase in ambulance coverage comes on the heels of a steady increase in call volume over the years.

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