Otsego County EMS & Rescue Undergoing Renovations

The Otsego County EMS and Rescue is undergoing renovations right now.

The county’s residents approved a millage of one mil for one year to make additions to the department in 2014.

Those changes are underway now which includes new crew quarters, enhanced office spaces, and more storage room.

The chief says the changes are necessary because of the department’s growth.

“Our run volume has increased each year. This year, it’s expected in 2015 we’re probably going to be like 500 runs over last year. And crews, we’ve increases our crews on duty because of the run volume,” says EMS Rescue Chief Jon Deming.

The department is also going to get two new ambulances.