Kunkel

Utica Ambulance Should They Stay?

The recent hype over keeping or getting rid of the utica ambulances have had
many feelings and thoughts. Utica has a very strong support team and can
work well with their ambulance service. I am in Willowvale Fire Company
based out of Chadwicks. I am in support of my brothers in New Hartford but
would have a very hard time if they started a full ambulance service. It
would disappointment me to lose Edward's. I feel this is the same position
Kunkel is being forced into. We must not forget it in this time people
"need" us to be strong. That's what they need,people knowledgeable
assistance and caring attitudes. If your family needed immediate help and
there was a Kunkel ambulance a block away would you send Utica? I mean this
is not complicated I am a 18 year old kid and I know that people need to
just work with eachother. Without relations between Kunkel and Utica what
happens when something big happens and both are together. There needs to be
understanding and a scene of peace between them. Both are great emergency
services for the city of Utica but without teamwork things look grim. Think
about it you may have substantial gains from Utica's ambulance service. But
is it worth putting Kunkel out for money? It most important for all people
EMT, Firefighter or Police Officer we are all brothers unto eachother and
there for the same purpose,Serve Our Community! Stay Safe

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Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Jan 29 at 5:36 PM

no thye should leave

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Ananymous says ... on Saturday, Jan 31 at 11:55 PM

You need to understand something, Utica is NOT putting Kunkel out of money. Secondly, Kunkel would NOT call the city when Utica's Paramedic are closer to 1st respond for them. Thirdly, why would you take 3 full time ambulaces off the street?

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Anonymous says ... on Monday, Feb 2 at 4:29 PM

unfortunately, this boy doesn't understand the whole controversy. The question we should be asking is, : Why will 1-2 ambulances put Kunkle out of business??? when a good part of their business is institution to institution transport.

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Anonymous says ... on Monday, Feb 2 at 4:36 PM

sounds like kunkel is trying to have a monopoly on the EMS business in Utica.......sounds greedy to me

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Willowvalefirema says ... on Tuesday, Feb 3 at 6:48 AM

I like how everyone likes to stay anonymous shows a lot of pride and support in what you represent. It seems you have some to learn as well Kunkel is being put out already been stated. Where did you receive information one this no where credible...

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Anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Feb 3 at 6:53 AM

Leave the kid alone he is just pointing out the obvious that you guys can't see. It is happening greed Kunkel is not looking to monopolize just stay in business and it they are going under because of our greed. Institution to institution but no calls

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Anonymous says ... on Wednesday, Feb 4 at 4:45 PM

no EMS calls is pushin it beyond imagination.....All you have to do is sit in St Elizabeths or St. Lukes ER...then again dont, believe what Kunkle is advertising and when they go out of business(not) then i will apologize for my misunderstanding

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Anonymous says ... on Wednesday, Feb 4 at 8:22 PM

Did that last guys comment even make any sense to anyone......

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