Above, a Las Vegas Fire & Rescue ambulance. (Facebook photo)
LAS VEGAS – With American Medical Response employees threatening to go on strike, the Las Vegas Fire & Rescue reportedly says it is ready to handle additional calls.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports hundreds of AMR employees in Las Vegas are trying to unionize.
A fire department spokesperson told the newspaper there is a licensed paramedic on every apparatus. About 97 percent of the calls the department responds to are medical calls.
AMR officials reportedly said there has been talks of a strike by their employees but declined further comment to the newspaper.