Chris Andrew of Sacramento’s firefighters union says the fire department’s goal is to have an ambulance at the scene of life-threatening calls in eight minutes or less. But with one ambulance serving 100,000 Natomas residents, that doesn’t always happen.
The incident happened on Monday around 6:11 a.m. at the Memorial Medical Center in Modesto. An unattended ambulance was parked outside the hospital and running when the woman allegedly got in and drove off, according to Modesto Police Department spokesperson Lt. Kelly Scott.
A Sacramento Metro Fire Department ambulance went up in flames this morning inside of a fire station garage.
Police in Northern California are searching for suspects who stole an ambulance while paramedics were helping a patient.
Five people have been injured, some seriously, in an incident at a camp in Nevada County.
Tom Kosta estimates seventy five yards separates the hospital and the medical offices next door where he had his MRI. The 84 year old doesn’t understand why the short ambulance ride would cost so much.
A collision between a deputy’s patrol cruiser and an ambulance left a law enforcement officer and two paramedics with non-life threatening wounds, authorities said.