Fayette County EMS Purchases New Emergency Response Vehicle

Washington Court House, OH – June 15, 2018 – Fayette County EMS recently acquired a new emergency response vehicle to replace a 19-year-old vehicle.

The new vehicle is a 2018 Ford F-550 4x4 unit purchased for about $198,000. The new vehicle features LED lighting, updated safety features, updated electronics and hydraulic suspension.

The money for the vehicle came from the collaboration between the county, villages, township and city.

“We appreciate the support of our community and are very thankful for this new vehicle,” said Rod List, Fayette County EMS Director. According to List the EMS responds to over 4,500 runs annually.

The Fayette County EMS was established in 1976 as a Rotary project. It is now owned by the County Commissioners who contract with FCMH to manage the service. The staff of 14 EMT basics and 20 full/part time paramedics respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

​Contact: Whitney Gentry

Fayette County Memorial Hospital

Director of Business Development

1430 Columbus Avenue

Washington Court House, OH 43160

Office: (740) 333-2710

WGentry@fcmh.org

Pictured (l. to r.) FCMH-EMS members: Toby Jones EMT-P, Kevin Poole EMT-B, Matt Moore EMT-B, Lori Blackburn EMT-P, Fayette County Commissioners: Dan Dean and Tony Anderson, FCMH-EMS Director Rod List

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