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April 29, 2014

Iowa county switches ambulance companies over financial issues

Medic EMS will take over for Buffalo Ambulance Services, which owes the IRS $35K

Quad-City Times

BUFFALO, Iowa — Financial concerns swirling around Buffalo Ambulance Service prompted the Scott County Health Department on Monday to ask Medic EMS to take over the agency's service area starting June 1.

Health department director Ed Rivers sent Medic EMS a letter saying he was asked to reassign the service area at Buffalo Ambulance's request. Rivers said Monday that Buffalo Ambulance director Phil Jones called him earlier in the day to make the request.

"I think it gives us some stability," Rivers said. "Medic is a solid service and is able to step in and deliver the service.

Read full storyMedic EMS to take over for Buffalo Ambulance

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