District hires first paid EMT

By Vince Lovato, Editor

SEELEY LAKE -- More than 90 percent of the Seeley Lake Rural Fire District are for medical calls.

That prompted Chief Dave Lane to ramp up the district's EMTs and paramedic roster.

"More than 90 percent of calls are medical and I am trying to provide the best level of service to our community," Lane said. "That why I am pushing to get people to become paramedics and we have to pick the right ones who can be successful in the program."

That's how Steve Larmour became then first paid EMT for the district.

Larmour, 46, of Seeley Lake, was a volunteer firefighter for more t...


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