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Fire chiefs raise concerns over new ambulance dispatch system

Oct. 25, 2018, Metchosin, B.C. - Firefighters are raising concerns about B.C.'s new ambulance dispatch system, saying it often cuts their departments out of emergency calls in small communities that see less ambulance service. Under the new system, launched in the spring, firefighters may not be notified of a medical emergency unless it's considered a high priority, or unless an ambulance is going to be delayed in responding. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

October 25, 2018  By CBC News

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