The North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department was dispatched to Pulaski County for a single vehicle accident in a ditch this morning (01/06).Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department released details surrounding Sunday morning’s fatal accident.Continue reading
An early morning single-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Star City man.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council wants more information before approving a new pay structure for instructors in the EMS training program. EMS Director Brandon DeLorenzo is proposing a system where the instructors split a portion of a class’s income, rather than getting paid their hourly overtime rate.Continue reading
After getting dropped by its workers’ compensation provider, Pulaski County has now secured coverage for next year. The county commissioners Monday approved a policy using the Indiana state pool. The cost ended up being about $164,000, which was less than $2,000 more than the county’s policy with the Indiana Public Employers’ Plan.Continue reading
Pulaski County Emergency Medical Services is looking to overhaul the way it pays the instructors in its training program. EMS Director Brandon DeLorenzo told the county council last week that as it currently stands, the instructors’ pay rate varies, based on their certification level in the department.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council will take steps to balance line items in the 2019 budget, as the end of the year approaches. Several budget transfers will be up for the council’s approval tonight , including $240,000 for the Highway Department, and almost $47,000 for the Sheriff’s Department.Continue reading
Pulaski County Emergency Medical Services is moving ahead with some equipment upgrades. The county commissioners Monday approved the purchase of a new power stretcher from Stryker at a cost of over $18,000.Continue reading
Pulaski County may soon be paying more for EMS-related costs, due to changes made by some local towns. EMS Director Brandon DeLorenzo told the county commissioners Monday that the Town of Francesville is raising the monthly rent on the ambulance base used by the county from $575 to $650.Continue reading
Local EMS departments are working to update their equipment. Pulaski County EMS Director Brandon DeLorenzo told the county commissioners last week that he’s working on getting a grant for a new stretcher. “Those stretchers are not cheap,” he said. “The last one we got was a power stretcher, and those are about $18,000.”Continue reading
Plans to expand Pulaski County Emergency Medical Services’ Winamac ambulance garage have attracted three construction bids. TM Construction of Winamac was the apparent low bidder at just under $77,000. The highest bid was almost three times that, with J. Shoffner General Contractor of LaPorte submitting a bid for more than $221,000. Garner Construction of Hanna offered to do the work for less than $102,000.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will open bids for the addition to the Winamac ambulance garage tonight. EMS Director Brandon DeLorenzo told the commissioners last month that the addition will bring the garage up to a total of four bays. The expansion has been discussed for years, since the county’s ambulances can barely fit in the existing space.Continue reading
Pulaski County EMS is moving forward with plans for the expansion of its Winamac ambulance garage. The final architectural plans have been approved by the state, and EMS Director Brandon DeLorenzo presented them to the county commissioners on Tuesday.Continue reading
The expansion of the garage for the Pulaski County EMS Department is a step closer after a decision by the Pulaski County Commissioners Monday morning.Continue reading
Ambulance bids are expected to be discussed during this morning’s Pulaski County Commissioners meeting. The EMS Department had planned to purchase a truck this year. County officials have also been exploring the possibility of renting an ambulance or using a lease purchase agreement to spread out the payments.Continue reading
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.
Some members of Pulaski County’s EMS staff are getting significant pay raises, following a salary matrix update approved by the county council Monday. That was in spite of some harsh criticism from EMS Director Bryan Corn. “Before you vote, I just want to ask you guys, each and every one of you, do you guys fully understand and are you guys fully okay with what’s going to happen when you do this?” he asked council members.
A semi versus car crash in Pulaski County Tuesday morning sent one person to the hospital. Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputies say it happened around 11:00 a.m. at State Road 14 and County Road 300 West.
Pulaski County Chief Deputy Coroner Jon Frain has ruled the death of a person in last week’s fatal house fire in rural Medaryville as a homicide.