Island Ambulance Services

Seek New Volunteer EMTs

Vineyard ambulance squads once again are appealing to Island residents to become a volunteer emergency medical technicians.

Jeff Pratt, president of the Martha’s Vineyard Association of EMTs and Tisbury ambulance coordinator, says that new emergency medical technicians are needed every year. Classes start in January and go through April. Participants can become an Island emergency medical technician by June.

An open house is scheduled Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Edgartown firehouse to provide information on becoming an emergency medical technician. More information is available by calling Mr. Pratt at 508-696-4214.