Fire Service To Get Ambulances (St Lucia News)

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by Kendal Burton


The Saint Lucia FireHome­less Woman Set On Fire As She Slept (News). Read more … » Ser­vice is hop­ing to have a new fleet of ambu­lances by year end. That’s if every­thing goes as planned.


Fire offi­cials say they are closer to receiv­ing some much needed ambu­lances to aug­ment their severely depleted fleet. The depart­ment has suf­fered from heavy pub­lic crit­i­cism fol­low­ing the unavail­abil­ity of an ambu­lance to trans­portTrans­port Min­istry Puts Dri­vers On Notice (St Lucia News). Read more … » a senior cit­i­zen who later died and the rev­e­la­tion that the depart­ment only had one ambu­lance to ser­vice the entire Cas­tries district.


Deputy Fire Chief Lam­bert Charles says steps are being taken address this and to bol­ster pub­lic con­fi­dence in the belea­guered fire department.


He says funds have been pro­vided for the acqui­si­tion of the vehi­cles, but because of the nature of the machines, it will take some time for the vehi­cles to be cus­tom fit­ted accord­ing to the department’s spec­i­fi­ca­tions and needs.


He says at least two ambu­lances are expected by year end with four more expected in the New Year.

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