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Several Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Companies Exploring Idea Of Merging Or Consolidating Services

May 24th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

It appears more changes may be coming for Allegany County Emergency Services. Just last week the County Commissioners approved entering into an agreement to see the county EMS absorb the Frostburg Ambulance operation; and talks have been underway between the county and the city of Cumberland for a similar arrangement. Now EMS Supervisor Dick Devore is reporting that at least five volunteer fire and ambulance companies in the county are exploring the idea of merging, or consolidating services. The major sticking point at this time centers on how those companies finances will be impacted by merging with another…





 

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