New QRV Success in Billings (MT)

The Billings (MT) Fire Department purchased two Quick Response Vehicles (QRV) last year to supplement the city’s supply of full sized engines. Statistics indicate that 70% of the department’s responses are medical emergencies and since December of last year the newly purchased vehicles have replaced engines during these incidents. 

A recent report from KULR in Billings indicated that the purchase of these vehicles has proved successful since they have been used in over 600 calls to date. Billings Fire Chief Paul Dextras commented about the vehicles in this report: 

“It not only provides a quality apparatus all the tools and equipment needed for medical emergencies, the same number of people that you would get on any medical emergency,” 

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