Both engine 12 and Engine 13 regularly staff with firefighter/paramedics and all of our firefighters are state of Nevada Emergency Medical Technicians. Most of our apparatus and vehicles are supplied with semi-automatic defibrillators. We also provide CPR classes and defibrillation classes for our communities.
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District EMS (Emergency Medical Services) program provides a very specialized service to the citizens and visitors of the Incline Village/Crystal Bay. All of our emergency personnel are trained at the Emergency Medical Technician Basic level, in addition, we have a total of 21 Paramedics spanning the ranks of our organization from Firefighter, Apparatus Engineer, Captain through Chief Officer. This allows for us to provide service at all times to our customers. We provide 2 staffed ambulances and 2 reserve ambulances to the community.
In addition to rescuing the community from snow, water and backcountry we are outfitted to provide access and to emergency medical services working closely and training with Nevada State Parks, Washoe County Search and Rescue, REMSA care flight, USFS, and the Sierra Fire Protection District.
In 1982 we started to provide the transportation of the sick and injured in the Incline Village/Crystal Bay area. We have continued to provide this service with a strong commitment to the community. Many of our ambulance transports are to the Incline Village Community Hospital, Tahoe Forest Hospital, Washoe Medical Center and Saint Mary’s Hospital.
We are unique in state of the art Equipment. Zoll M series external defibrillators with 12 lead EKG external cardiac pacing and noninvasive blood pressure provides our customers the best in the industry. We have enhanced our program with SPo2 (end tidal CO2 monitoring). We utilize transport ventilators to better serve those in desperate need in ventilatory care. All EMS personnel receive hours of monthly EMS training.
We also provide annual Paramedic Refresher courses. The 2018 refresher will be November 28th, 29th, 30th.
Please visit our Administrative Offices located at 866 Oriole Way, Incline Village, NV 89451, for any services we may provide. Fire stations may not have available personnel.