SHOCK!!! KANSAS CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT FIRED IN SOUTH PLATTE OVER PERSISTENTLY POOR RESPONSE TIMES!!!
This seemingly mundane news item is creating a stir among the Fire Department . . .
The South Platte Fire Department has taken on a new ambulance service. The department announced plans to end its contract with the Kansas City Fire Department last week. It has decided to go with American Medical Response.
In March of this year . . . KICK-ASS TKC TIPSTERS provided some background on the Northland frustration over response times that finally took an unprecedented step:
Background: TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! SMOKEY DYER'S KCFD ADMINISTRATION NOW UNDER FIRE FOR SOUTH PLATTE COUNTY AMBULANCE RESPONSE TIMES!!!
Money quote from the report: "South Platte officials said they were not satisfied with KCFD's reponse time - and that AMR is cheaper."
In the aftermath of MAST consolidation . . . Kansas City still hasn't come to terms with the response time issue that now has objective folks with a choice bailing out of our local system.
DEVELOPING . . .