Digging Deeper: EMS shortage in Fort Wayne

TRAA is accusing its prime contractor of not performing to service standards. That could mean...
TRAA is accusing its prime contractor of not performing to service standards. That could mean TRAA will soon take over daily EMS operations.
Published: Jun. 29, 2022 at 8:54 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The Tree Rivers Ambulance Authority is closer to taking over daily operations from its prime contractor after years of slow response times and inadequate staffing levels.

TRAA, a quasi-governmental organization, contracts with a for-profit company called Paramedics Logistics Indiana. But TRAA has accused the company of breaching its contract by not performing to standards when seconds count.

On Wednesday’s edition of the News at 7, we dig deeper into the problem and what may happen next.

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