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Ambulance Firm Accused of Making Unauthorized Runs

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.V. -- Kanawha County emergency service officials accuse an Ohio-based ambulance company of "masquerading as an emergency ambulance service" and intentionally misleading the public about their credentials, according to documents sent to the state Office of Emergency Services.

Joe Lynch, executive director of the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority, said crews from Ohio-based Life Ambulance are trying to beat county ambulances to the scene of accidents to take victims to local hospitals.

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