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Response times up in Wash. after station closes

Response time for basic life support calls have increased 1 minute 18 seconds on average

By Nina Culver
The Spokesman Review

SPOKANE, Wash. — The closure of Spokane Valley Fire Station 6 has increased response times in the west end of the city.

The average response time for advanced life support calls increased by 27 seconds and the average time for basic life support calls increased by a minute and 18 seconds, Capt. Pat Schaffer said.

Full story: Response times up in Wash. after station closes

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