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July 31, 2013

Idaho officials say new EMS system will improve crews' relationships

ADA COUNTY, Idaho — A new system for emergency response in Ada County could save taxpayer dollars while improving emergency crews' relationships.

On July 18, seven agencies signed an emergency medical services joint powers agreement. Those agencies include Ada County, the city of Boise, the city of Meridian, North Ada Fire Department, Eagle Fire Department, Star Fire Department, and Kuna Fire Department.

On the scene of an emergency, it's normal to see several agencies respond. Ada County EMS Director Darby Weston says the departments already work well together to make sure every person gets the best care possible.

Full story: County's new EMS system to save taxpayer dollars