Richland EMA Donates Ambulance To Pioneer Students

  • 12/5/2018 3:35:04 PM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

SHELBY, OH - Richland County EMA donated an Ambulance to a department at Pioneer on Wednesday. 

Pioneer's Homeland Security/Criminal Justice lab will be receiving the ambulance. Richland County EMA Interim Director Rick Evans. 

The ambulance has been with the Richland County Emergency Management Agency since 2008. Interim Director Evans and past Director Mike Bailey brainstormed ideas on what to do with the vehicle. 

The decision was made to donate to Pioneer after meeting with commissioners of Richland County. 

The ambulance will be primarily used as a mobile command center for the lab. 

"We can use this at events such as marathons, 5Ks..." Wyatt Standfield, a Junior in the program, said. "It's going to come in handy."

The presentation of the ambulance took place at Pioneer, with county commissioners, students, and Pioneer staff in attendance.

"It's going to take us further with the things that we can do," Junior Nicole Thomas said about the donation. "I feel like its going to be able to push our center even further in getting us prepared for our future jobs."

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