The Holte Hearst was used until a new 1973 Dodge MaxiVan was purchased. In 1974 they had 42 calls. Equipment and 2-way radios were purchased and eventually beepers and pagers. The Manor St. Joseph staff received the calls from the State Radio and they in turn set off the pagers to call out the Edgeley Ambulance Service. In 1979 a back-up Cadillac Ambulance was purchased.
Mr. H. Douglas Weaver played a vital role in supporting the Edgeley Ambulance Service. Mr. Weaver purchased a building from Farmers Union Oil in 1991 at the north end of main street. He then donated the building to the Edgeley Ambulance Service. His generosity has given the Edgeley
Also, because of LaVerne Splickan and his generous donations to help support the Edgeley Ambulance Service, we have continued to grow and had the opportunity for new training and equipment.
Through the years, the Edgeley Civic-Study Group became very instrumental in helping with fund raisers. This helped with the purchase of new Ambulances, equipment, and pagers. A 1986 Ford Van Ambulance added and in 1994 a new Type III Box-Style Ford Ambulance was purchased. In 1999 we purchased a similar ambulance for use as a back-up rig. We currently have approximately 50 to 60 calls a year to hospitals in Jamestown, Fargo, Bismarck, Aberdeen, Wishek, and Oakes.
We are a volunteer service that consists of EMT I's, EMT B's, First Responders, Nurses, and CPR Certified Drivers. We are very fortunate to have a supportive community with
We currently have approximately 26 members on the squad. We have four members retiring and are always in need of new members. Our monthly meetings are held the 2nd Monday of every month. We do provide training at each of the meetings.
Any donations or memorials may be sent in care of Deb or LaVerne Anderson at the address below.
Edgeley Volunteer Ambulance Service