Fla. city's vice mayor outlines new dispatch proposal

03/13/2012 | Marco Eagle (Marco Island, Fla.)

A proposal to solve emergency dispatch jurisdiction problems in Naples, Fla., calls for the city to dispatch city fire department ambulances and county EMS directly rather than referring calls to the county. The report by Naples Vice Mayor Gary Price also suggests that the city establish a public safety authority that would make EMS recommendations to the county. Collier County Emergency Medical Director Robert Tober sees other challenges in local emergency response, including politics and cases of paramedics with advanced life-support training being dispatched when only basic services are needed.

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Marco Eagle (Marco Island, Fla.)

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