Ambulance, crew from Callaway to assist Joplin

The Callaway County Ambulance District on Monday sent one advanced life support ambulance, an emergency services supervisor, an EMT, and a paramedic for temporary duty in Joplin to assist with emergency medical services in the aftermath of the May 22 deadly tornado.

The Callaway County Ambulance District on Monday sent one advanced life support ambulance, an emergency services supervisor, an EMT, and a paramedic for temporary duty in Joplin to assist with emergency medical services in the aftermath of the May 22 deadly tornado. Photo by Mandi Steele.

A three-man emergency crew and one advanced life support ambulance from the Callaway County Ambulance District in Fulton were deployed Monday to Joplin to assist ambulance service personnel.

Charles Anderson, director of the Callaway County Ambulance District, said Brian Kinder, who is a Callaway County Ambulance District shift supervisor, will serve as strike team leader and supervisor not only of the Callaway County crew but also of personnel from four other Missouri ambulance services that have sent crews to Joplin.

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