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Conn. agency gives ambulance to Sandy-beaten neighbors

Other local companies are also donating medical equipment like stretchers


MADISON, Conn. — Areas beat up by Sandy can take all of the help they can get, and folks across Connecticut are jumping in to help our neighbors across the tri-state area. An ambulance that has served Madison well for more than a decade, will soon serve a town which took a beating from Sandy.

Broad Channel New York, the volunteer fire department's one fire truck and two ambulances were wiped out. So when Madison made plans to buy a new ambulance it only made sense to donate one to its counterpart in Queens. "It's a no brainer, that's right. As soon as we said this then everybody jumped on board and said yes it's a great idea," said Fillmore McPherson. 

The trade in value is just $2,500, but it may be invaluable to the storm stricken community. "We're gonna work with their department to find out what frequencies they use, so hopefully our radios will be compatible."

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Madison gives ambulance to Sandy-beaten town

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