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Resource ID: #21075
Subject: Ambulances
Source: Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Ariz.)
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Date: April 27-29

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"Tucson Fire Department ambulances failed more than half the time to reach emergencies within the eight-minute goal recommended by a national industry group". Other ambulance operators missed the target too. The Arizona Daily Star requested and obtained CAD (Computer-aided Dispatch) database of emergency medical runs from the city of Tucson, which allowed them to map the average response times by each quarter-mile section of the city.

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