Phoenix contracts with AMR in addition to Rural/Metro

All private ambulances have been provided by Rural/Metro, but city officials gave the OK for AMR to compete for non-emergency transports


ABC15

PHOENIX — Did you know that when you call 911 it's not always a city ambulance that responds?

Right now only one private company answers those calls in the Valley, but that could soon change.

Until recently, all privately owned ambulances in the Valley have come from Rural Metro, but American Medical Response of Maricopa wants to give Rural Metro a run for its money.

Read full story: New ambulance company brings competition that could save you time, money

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