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Paramedic wins over Lincoln City Council during report

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 9th, 2013

Brady Thompson, a paramedic and field training officer for Pacific West Ambulance, faced a probing question from Mayor Dick Anderson about the efficiency of sending both fire trucks and ambulances on medical calls. Thompson turned his answer into a chance to talk about Lifeguard, a membership program that drops the cost of an ambulance ride from about $1,200 to $59. (Photo by Rick Beasley)

LINCOLN CITY A paramedic who found himself in the hot seat at a recent meeting of the Lincoln City Council instead melted the hearts of town leaders who ended up praising the local ambulance service after questioning its emergency tactics.

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