Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a primary function of the Fire Services Division. 70% of our 911 calls are medical related. Rapid response to acute medical emergencies improves survivability and decreases pain and suffering for those who have injuries or illness.
Longmont Fire Services applies an innovative approach to emergency medicine utilizing a unique public/private cooperative agreement designed to provide rapid, consistent and professional Emergency Medical Services to our community. In cooperation with American Medical Response (AMR), Longmont fire provides staffing 24/7 for three full-time ambulances, and three reserve ambulances. In addition to having continuous and consistent ambulance support for the city, all ambulance personnel live with, work and train together with the fire personnel to provide rapid response to acute medical emergencies.
You are well covered in Longmont. Our daily staffing employs 29 personnel trained as EMT’s with a minimum of 8 of those being Paramedics throughout the city. Longmont EMS is overseen by our Medical Director in conjunction with an EMS Lieutenant and combined Quality Assurance that includes management staff from AMR, Longmont United Hospital and Longs Peak Hospital.
For additional non-emergency information regarding emergency medical services please email or call (303) 774-4835.