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Florida County to Combine Fire and EMS

BARTOW — Polk County Fire Services could inherit up to five of Emergency Medical Services’ 32 paramedic ambulances.

If approved by Polk County commissioners, the plan would combine fire and medical services in some areas. This would allow the county to meet the needs of some of the more rural areas that have a shortage of either medical or fire service coverage.

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