Town of Tonawanda paramedic unit lauded for consistency

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A unique organization which operates in conjunction with the Town of Tonawanda Police is being awarded for its medical service.

The town paramedic unit received the Agency of The Year Award from the Wyoming-Erie Regional Emergency Medical Services Council, a council which is part of 18 operating councils under the authority of the NYS Public Health Law.

Officials  from the paramedic unit, which is a civilian branch of the Town of Tonawanda Police Department, thanked police, firefighters and paramedics within the town for helping to achieve the honor.

The paramedic unit has 14 full time and five part time staff, who responded to 7,640 calls in 2014. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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