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Vandalia gets new ambulance

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 7:01 am

Handing over the keys...The Van-Far Ambulance District purchased a 2015 AEV Traumahawk. Shown, from left: Brenda Hoyt, Lori Swank, Leslie Dahl, Ned Clifton (AEV Salesman), Wendy Hull, Rennie Davis, Harold Williams, and Jim Williams.

Handing over the keys…The Van-Far Ambulance District purchased a 2015 AEV Traumahawk. Shown, from left: Brenda Hoyt, Lori Swank, Leslie Dahl, Ned Clifton (AEV Salesman), Wendy Hull, Rennie Davis, Harold Williams, and Jim Williams.

The Van-Far Ambulance District received the keys on Monday, October 26 for its recently purchased 2015 AEV Traumahawk (Chevrolet) during a brief ceremony.
AEV Salesman Ned Clifton was present to complete the purchase of the $143,939 emergency vehicle.
The ambulance features new power cots and a power lift and replaces a 2003 model, which was sold to the Farber Fire Department.
Signage on the new emergency vehicle now matches its 2011 model.
Storage in the cabins of both ambulances areĀ  the same.
It will go into service on Friday, October 30.
The Van-Far Ambulance District last purchased an ambulance in April 2011, which was a 2010 model.