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University City, Missouri EMS Returns to Fire Department

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. ( – Saturday was a big day for firefighters and residents in University City as the city celebrated the debut of a new ambulance and medical services will fall back into the hands of the fire department.

For the past four years, the city outsourced its Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to a private contractor. It was an emotional morning for Laura McDermott.

She’s been fighting for change after her fiance Lonnie died of a heart attack in 2016. MORE