Another ambulance-versus-deer crash will mean a repair bill of almost $10,000 for Pulaski County Emergency Medical Services. It happened the day before Thanksgiving, according to EMS Director Bryan Corn. He told the county commissioners Monday that the ambulance was on its way to a 911 call, when it hit the deer.
Pulaski County Emergency Medical Services continues to catch up on ambulance repairs. The county commissioners Monday agreed to let Jim Dobson Ford fix an ambulance that hit a deer in mid-July. It will cost more than $4,600.
The Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation will be securing doors and windows, thanks to the latest round of Secured School Safety Matching Grants. Superintendent Dan Foster says the school corporation was awarded just over $34,000 this year.
Pulaski County’s ambulances have become something of a magnet for deer. EMS Director Bryan Corn told the county commissioners Monday that an ambulance hit a deer the night before. That’s the second time that’s happened in the span of a few weeks.
A Pulaski County EMS ambulance recently repaired from a Christmas accident was in another accident last week.
The Winamac Water Department will be getting a new truck after town council members approved one of the quotes presented to them during their Monday evening meeting.
Water Department Superintendent Jeremy Beckner presented the quotes. Council President Tom Murray asked for the year of the current vehicle and Beckner answered that it is a 2005. Town Manager Brad Zellers mentioned that it is in the department’s 5-year plan to replace the truck this year. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department finds itself looking for a couple new vehicles, following an accident involving one of its squad cars. Continue reading
Starke County EMS Director Keith Emigh hopes to have the 2009 Ford ambulance based at Grovertown back on the road next week. The diesel rig is at Jim Dobson Ford in Winamac getting a new motor installed. Continue reading
Starke County EMS is still a truck short due to extensive mechanical problems with the 2009 Ford ambulance based at Grovertown. The county council previously decided to repair the rig rather than spend upwards of $100,000 on a new one. Continue reading