July 16, 2020
Wrangell EMS's new ambulance arrived on the barge last week, June 29. The vehicle was purchased with CARES Act money in response to the COVID-19 virus. When the purchase of the new ambulance was first being discussed, Borough Manager Lisa Von Bargen said that EMS response could be a potential weak link in the city's response to the pandemic. With only two ambulances, it could be challenging for EMS to respond to emergencies. This new ambulance, it is hoped, will shore up that area of response.
Captain Dorianne Sprehe, with the fire department, said that the ambulance is especially nice beca...