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December 26, 2013

La. EMS receives new special operations truck

The truck is designed to be able to handle several victims at any scene and carries a large amount of life-saving equipment in the event of an accident


BATON ROUGE, La. — First responders in Baton Rouge say they're now better equipped to handle large scale emergencies.

East Baton Rouge EMS purchased a new special operations truck for use at big events, like football games and parades.

The truck is designed to be able to handle several victims at any scene. EMS leaders said the new truck is going to be a big help when it comes to emergencies.

Full story: EMS gets new special operations truck

WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports
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Robert Martin Robert Martin Friday, December 27, 2013 3:41:54 PM $100 it's full of useless backboards.
Shain Vick Shain Vick Saturday, December 28, 2013 11:22:21 AM Well Robert, 120 to be exact, according to the video.....amazing, just amazing......
Mark Ross Mark Ross Saturday, December 28, 2013 10:03:03 PM This is my old dept. One of the main reasons to keep so many LSB on the mci unit is to get patients off the 140 degree blacktop streets so the don't roast in the 6 months of summer. The triage tarps get pretty hot.
Steven Murphy Steven Murphy Sunday, December 29, 2013 5:32:15 AM Robert, stop by and I'll show you different. I know where the keys are and I'll use that $100 to buy us lunch

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