The following article was acquired from the Daily Republic news site and was authored by Ian Thompson.
Vacaville fire study recommends 5th ambulance, 5th fire engine
VACAVILLE — Add another ambulance, expand Fire Station 72 on Ulatis Drive and add a fifth fire engine with crew to be located somewhere in the core area of the city.
Vacaville should also give serious consideration to planning for construction of a sixth fire station as the city continues its expansion.
Those are some of the recommendations made in a study to ensure that Vacaville is well covered for fire and emergency medical service for the near future.
The new study created by Citygate Associates of Folsom recommended a 7-minute, 30-second response time for medical emergencies and an 11-minute, 30-second response time for effective response force incidents such as fires.
“We really need that fifth ambulance,” [Chief] Concepcion said.
Concepcion stressed these are just recommendations and more planning needs to be done to turn them into reality.
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