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County Still Gathering Ambulance Information

Posted: February 23, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Benton County is still gathering information on the cost of ambulance service after more than two years of discussion, prompting one county official to question the process.

At A Glance

The Costs

Ambulance service to the unincorporated areas of Benton County is provided by municipal fire departments in Rogers, Bentonville, Siloam Springs, Bella Vista, Pea Ridge, Gravette and Springdale and by the Northeast Benton County Fire Department. The county worked with service providers to reimburse them for their costs since 2010. The Benton County Quorum Court appropriated $100,000 for ambulance service in 2011, increased that to $150,000 in 2012 and to $300,000 in 2013.

Source: Staff Report

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