South Carolina County Hopes Hiring Can Reduce Response Times

Lexington County officials report emergency crews are falling short of meeting response goals

Published Tuesday, September 2, 2014

LEXINGTON – Emergency responders are falling short significantly at times in getting to the scene in 15 minutes or less in Lexington County, public safety officials say.

But residents shouldn’ t expect to see major improvement anytime soon.

Deputies, ambulances and firefighters report failure to meet the self-imposed goals for response in about one of every three calls during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

via South Carolina County Hopes Hiring Can Reduce Response Times | Firefighter Nation.