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All fire apparatus are Advanced Life Support (ALS) equipped and staffed at a minimum level of an EMT. In the instance that all four ambulances are busy with other medical calls or may be too far away to respond within the average 3 ½ minute response time an engine or fire truck is dispatched to respond.
Police officers may respond to ambulance calls depending on the nature of the call. Police officers often respond to assist with scene safety or to assist if additional manpower is needed.
No, special training is required in order to install child car seats and none of our firefighters are certified.
The Great Bend Police Department does have individuals trained to install car seats. The Police Department can be contacted at 620-793-4120.
A full list of requirements can be found under our Employment page.