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Senator wants state of emergency for ambulances

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by Nick Delgado

Guam - Health Committee chairperson Senator Dennis Rodriguez Jr. is urging Governor Eddie Calvo to declare a state of emergency at the Guam Fire Department because of its severe shortage of ambulances operating on island. Earlier this week, only two medics were operating and GFD has only been able to identify funding to get them back up to four medics.

The freshman lawmaker recommends the state of emergency so that funds may transferred to immediately repair the ambulances and get them out on the road.

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