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April 29, 1993 | SARA CATANIA
In an effort to improve emergency medical services, fire dispatchers will soon begin coaching panicky callers until medical help arrives, the county fire chief announced this week.
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March 13, 2001 | DAVID KELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying it will cut response times, save lives and reduce costs, Ventura County rolled out its latest addition to public safety Monday--the firefighter-paramedic. The 15 dually trained professionals will operate out of fire stations in Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks and will offer immediate, lifesaving medical aid to fire and accident victims until ambulances arrive, county officials said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 2001 | DAVID KELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying it will cut response times, save lives and reduce costs, Ventura County rolled out its latest addition to public safety Monday--the firefighter-paramedic. The 15 dually trained professionals will operate out of fire stations in Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks and will offer immediate, lifesaving medical aid to fire and accident victims until ambulances arrive, county officials said.
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June 2, 1993 | FRED ALVAREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to allow the county's three ambulance operators to hike their rates, but immediately called for a review of emergency services in an effort to drive down costs. The supervisors voted 3 to 1 to allow the firms--Gold Coast Ambulance Service Inc., Pruner Health Services Inc. and Ojai Ambulance Service--to raise their fees, which will boost revenues by 13%.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 1993 | FRED ALVAREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to allow the county's three ambulance operators to hike their rates, but immediately called for a review of emergency services in an effort to drive down costs. The supervisors voted 3 to 1 to allow the firms--Gold Coast Ambulance Service Inc., Pruner Health Services Inc. and Ojai Ambulance Service--to raise their fees, which will boost revenues by 13%.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1993 | SARA CATANIA
In an effort to improve emergency medical services, fire dispatchers will soon begin coaching panicky callers until medical help arrives, the county fire chief announced this week.
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