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Record numbers of people calling for emergency help have led the Grand Coulee Volunteer Ambulance Service to seek additional emergency medical technicians.

“We are at another record pace of emergency and transport calls for the Grand Coulee Dam Area,” Grand Coulee EMS Chief Rick Paris said.

The year 2018 saw 505 calls, up from 480 in 2017, up from 402 in 2016, Paris told The Star.

As of the end of July 2019, some 283 emergency medical calls had come in, according to a report provided by Paris at the August Grand Coulee council meeting.

Currently there are 15 active volunteer members...



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