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Re: Lubbock FD First Response

From: Nick....Firefighter LFD
Date: 2/2/2001
Time: 11:56:33 AM
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Yes, the Lubbock fire department is now responding to all "priority one" medical emergencies. This began as of 08:00 February 1st. The Lubbock Fire Department has been training many of it's people to EMT, EMT-I, and a few paramedics. Our goal is to provide basic life support to seriously or potentially seriously ill patients until EMS arrives.just FYI, priority one means; motor vehicle crashes with injuries, shootings, stabbings, respiratory distress, cardiac emergencies, and any other known or suspected life threatening medical emergency.

Last changed: February 02, 2001