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Illinois City Searches for New Ambulance Service

OREGON — As the City of Oregon searches for a new ambulance service—they may want to consider imitating neighboring cities. The Pecatonica Fire Department has been fighting fire as well as providing ambulance service for the past 39 years. Both services are paid for by taxpayers–although the funding is kept separately. And even though they receive more calls for ambulance service than to fighting fires — they say the system works well.