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City Council approves purchase of four new ambulances

Purchase cost will be more than $1.1 million
City approves buying four new ambulances
Posted at 9:25 AM, Nov 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-18 10:41:44-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — City Council has approved the purchase of four replacement ambulances to be used by the Corpus Christi Fire Department.

The purchase will total more than $1.1 million and is being funded through the city's adopted budget for 2022.

All four medic units will be equipped with power stretchers and loaders for safe patient transport, as well as new cardiac monitors to transmit EKG readings to hospitals before arrival.