New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

EMS Week: Celebrating 50 years of EMS in our community


May 17, 2021

For many years the Community Ambulance Service of New Rockford and New Rockford Fire Department organized joint emergency drills to train members. This photo was taken in Aug. 1989.

The Community Ambulance Service of New Rockford has provided emergency medical services to the community for 50 years.

Work began in 1970, when 18 firemen attended Advanced First Aid classes and an Ambulance Corporation was started within the Fire Department. Those completing the class in March of 1971 included Celester Risovi, Marty Lucht, Gary Risovi, Robert Wright, David Simon, Mel Boyer, Pa...

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