EMS

Benton County Fire District 1 Voters Reject EMS Levy
Despite getting 52% yes votes, the Benton County Fire District 1 levy was rejected by voters during the primary election this week. A 60% majority was required to pass.
Fire District 1, which has stations in El Rancho Reata, Finley, and headquarters on Arrowhead in Kennewick, serves 320 square miles …
Benton County Fire District 1 Mulling EMS Levy for Ambulances
Benton County Fire District 1 is considering asking the citizens who live or are served inside it's boundaries to pass a levy that would be used to purchase and staff two ambulance units.
According to information released Tuesday, officials say EMS response times are often too long because somet…