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Fire District 13 puts 2 EMTs at Summit Park

There’s supply and demand, but it can be demand and supply.

The latter condition has led Skagit County Fire District 13 to assign two emergency medical technicians for 12-hour shifts two days per week at the Summit Park station near Highway 20 starting in mid-June.

“We need to be out there,” Fire Chief Wood Weiss told district commissioners via Zoom during their hour-long May 9 meeting at the Snee-Oosh Road station.

Weiss was in Leavenworth. He said staffing that station full-time twice weekly will help response times to a growing number of calls in the northwest corner of the district, includ...


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