Over 85% of our calls for service are for medical emergencies. Marion County Fire District #1 responds to these emergencies with highly skilled paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) that are trained in the most current pre-hospital care skills and use the most advanced equipment.
A total of 40 Paramedics and 54 EMT’s make up our response team that staffs our transporting Advanced Life Support (ALS) Ambulances and ALS Fire Engines.
These regional patient care protocols are guidelines for EMS Responders of Marion County Fire District No. 1 and our neighboring agencies so that we may provide consistent, cooperative, excellent patient care. These protocols are reviewed regularly and updated when necessary to reflect the advances in the art and science pertaining to the care of the acutely ill and injured.