wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35

Local

Cumberland Gets 5th Ambulance

View Comments
ambulance

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — The Cumberland Fire Department’s new ambulance is almost ready for duty. 

The 2011 model has an interior that was custom designed by paramedics and a firefighter. Firefighter/EMT Steve Hout says he and others made it more user-friendly. 

The paramedics went to the manufacturing plant in Ohio and made some last-minute modifications for the vehicle. 

The ambulance, the department’s fifth, will be in service by the end of May. 

The $215,000 ambulance is being paid for out of the department’s operating budget and with grant money. 

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,178 other followers