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The Nebraska City Fire Rescue â EMS Division
NCFR was established when the City operated Fire DepartmentÂ formedÂ 2 committeesÂ (Fire Committee: Alan Viox, Dennis Marshall, John Shrader, (Rescue Committee: Jeanene Pummel, Gregg Goebel, Rodney Turpel) from the Fire Department and Rescue Squad to research, design and implement a facilitated merger with the City / Fire Department After the merger EMS Chief Rodney Turpel was hired to work under Fire Chief Alan Viox, Soon after paramedics were hired to help serve the City of Nebraska City, and itâs Rural Districts. The division is a combination of both Paid and Volunteer Paramedics, EMTs and Emergency Medical Responders (EMR). 9-1-1 Calls when emergent are supplemented by our Fire Driver/Engineers which all have EMS training. Ambulances staffed by Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicianâs (EMTs) and Emergency Medical Responders.
Since the merger Fire and EMS have worked hand in hand to respond to emergencies quicklyÂ with the highest level of care available. Along with serving the community, the EMS division also responds to St. Maryâs and assists Syracuse Rescue withÂ Syracuse Community Hospitalâs transfer patients to Omaha and Lincoln, for further care. Between 911 and Transfers,Â NCFR-EMS responds to about 1200 calls a year.
The EMS Division hasÂ 3Â ambulancesâ, utilizes 2 ALS Engines. The newestÂ ambulance was purchased in 2015. The 3 ambulances are 2015, 2012Â and 2009.
Currently the Division has 30Â members andÂ 20Â cross-trained FF/EMS Members.
All members of the EMS Division are Part Time Paid except for the 4Â Full Time Paramedics.
Nebraska City Fire Rescue servicesÂ approx. 160 square miles including the City of Nebraska City and the town of Dunbar. We also provide EMS intercept service to the Town of Talmage and it’sÂ responseÂ area and Union and Nehawka Nebraska. Currently we run 1200Â EMS calls per year.