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AUSTINTOWN TWP., Ohio -  Enhanced emergency medical service is now available in Austintown thanks to a partnership between the township and Lane LifeTrans Ambulance.

An ambulance is now on duty 24/7 at the number one fire station on route 46.  The unit is manned by a fire department Emergency Medical Technician and a Lane LifeTrans paramedic.

The unit is dedicated only to emergency calls in Austintown.

"Having an ambulance dedicated to the township, that's the benefit we get as township residents, we know we have an ambulance in our community 24 hours a day seven days a week" said Township Trustee Jim Davis.

Except for fuel, there is no cost to taxpayers. Lane will reimburse the township for all the firefighters labor costs.

 

 

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