Philadelphia ranked as busiest ambulance service in the nation

Engine 25 Medic 8 in Philadelphia topped a recently released list with 10,096 runs


By News Staff

UTICA, N.Y. — The ambulance service for the Utica Fire Department ranks as one of the busiest in the nation, but Philadelphia’s Engine 25 Medic 8 ambulance service ranked at the top with 10,096 runs.

According to News Channel 2, officials with the Engine 25 Medic 8 in Philadelphia shared the ranking information via a Facebook post showing which states are the busiest in the nation for ambulance responses.

 

Congrats to Medic 8 busiest in the country! Way to go all of our medics and emts, you guys are the best!

Posted by Engine 25 Medic 8 on Thursday, August 1, 2019

New York’s UFD ranked 12 with 5,887 ambulance runs, while Philadelphia topped the list with 10,096 runs.

"Unfortunately, we're needed when other people are having a bad day. That number of runs - it's bad for other people, but we're able to get it done. We're proud of our guys, certainly, for doing that many calls. Pretty impressive," Assistant Fire Chief James Noon said.

 

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