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Use of Lights & Sirens Limited in Pennsylvania County

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Franklin County has implemented a new ambulance-response system to improve safety for emergency crews and the general public by using lights and sirens only when necessary, officials said Wednesday.

The Franklin County Department of Emergency Services, in conjunction with the Franklin County EMS Chief’s Association, put a priority-dispatching system in place on May 1, according to David Donohue, Franklin County emergency management coordinator.

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