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Chief frustrated with ambulance response times

May 23, 2014, Port Coquitlam, B.C. - Port Coquitlam fire chief Nick Delmonico is frustrated, to say the least. For months, he’s been collecting and cataloging the calls his department has responded to that he considers to have gone “sideways.”  And by sideways, he means where the emergency was miscoded and the ambulance went “routine,” or the wait for paramedics stretched beyond an hour. The Tri-Cities Now reports.

May 23, 2014
By The Tri-Cities Now

May 23, 2014, Port Coquitlam, B.C. –
Port Coquitlam fire chief Nick Delmonico is frustrated, to say the
least. For months, he’s been collecting and cataloging the calls his
department has responded to that he considers to have gone “sideways.” 
And by sideways, he means where the emergency was miscoded and the
ambulance went “routine,” or the wait for paramedics stretched beyond an
hour. The Tri-Cities Now reports. | READ MORE