Juneau loans Skagway ambulance after crash

Associated PressAugust 15, 2012 

JUNEAU -- The community of Skagway is getting some help after a crash last month left its only ambulance totaled.

KTOO reports that Juneau's Capital City Fire and Rescue is loaning Skagway a backup emergency vehicle.

Juneau Fire Chief Rich Etheridge says the move won't hurt the response capabilities in his community. He says it could take up to six months for Skagway to replace its ambulance.

Last month, a Skagway Fire Department ambulance crashed on the Klondike Highway, seriously injuring four volunteer paramedics. KTOO reports that all four are recovering.

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