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Bill would provide GFD with more medics

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by Nick Delgado

Guam – Senator Mana Silva Taijeron and Adolpho Palacios introduced legislation that identifies half a million dollars to be used by the Guam Fire department to purchase ambulances. Bill 197 would appropriate the funding from the enhanced 911 emergency reporting system fund to the GFD capital revolving fund.

Senator Taijeron states, "GFD has an aging ambulance fleet, many of which are in constant need of repairs.  It is critical that the department has the vehicles and equipment they need to properly treat and care for individuals who need medical attention."

The freshman lawmaker also says representatives of GFD informed her that the measure would assist the department in purchasing at least five ambulances.

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