Grand County EMS considers tax increase as rising calls strain services Source: Sky-Hi News Date: 4/7/21
Grand County Emergency Medical Services expects this summer to be its busiest ever.
In a yearly update to Grand County commissioners, Grand EMS Chief Robert Good said 2021’s calls are 11% higher than they were this time last year and 9% higher than the same time in 2019. EMS calls are on track to exceed 2,850 by the end of 2021. Currently, the highest volume for a single year sits at 2,600.
Grand County EMS recognizes Pulliam for over 30 years of service Source: Grand Gazette Date: 2/18/21
Allen Pulliam was recently recognized for 30+ years of service with Grand County Emergency Medical Services (GCEMS). Pulliam is currently Deputy Chief and began with EMS in 1990. He has also served as the Pastor of the Gore Range Baptist Church in Kremmling since 1989.
Grand Lake Fire reports stronger ambulance service Source: Sky-Hi News Date: 2/18/21
The Grand Lake Fire Protection District’s taxpayers ushered in a 2019 mill levy telling the department to pursue a few objectives. Voters favored paying the new tax in exchange for an enhanced ambulance response and services, heightened wildfire suppression and prevention capabilities, and for the fire department to have the necessary equipment and personnel to accomplish those goals.
Firefighters extinguish Friday night blaze at Spirit Lake Lodge in Grand Lake Source: Sky-Hi News Date: 1/8/21
A fire broke out Friday night at the Spirit Lake Lodge in Grand Lake, causing moderate damage to an employee living quarters at the back of the main building. The fire started shortly after 9 p.m. on the northeast corner of the main lodge building. The blaze is still under investigation, and there were no injuries.
Fran Finnigan Memorial Fund raises over $5K for Grand County EMS Source: Sky-Hi News Date: 10/18/20
A longtime Winter Park family has donated over $5,000 to Grand County EMS after collecting donations in the name of the late Frances “Fran” Finnigan. Fran, along with her husband Dennis, moved to Winter Park in 1999. She died on Aug. 31 from a traumatic brain injury.