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Le Mars Police Le Mars Fire Department
Le Mars Police Department
22 2nd Street N.E.
Le Mars, Iowa 51031
Tel: 712-546-4113
Fax: 712-548-4344
Le Mars Fire-Rescue Department
45 1st Ave. SW, Station No. 1
Le Mars, Iowa 51031
Phone: 712-546-4023
Fax: 712-548-4069

Le Mars Ambulance Service  


 The Le Mars Ambulance has been active in the community for over 35 years. It is sponsored by the City and the crew works closely with Floyd Valley Hospital, Le Mars Fire and Rescue and the Le Mars Police Department. Currently, the crew consists of 17 members, averaging 15 years of service and experience. Crewmembers are "on call" eleven 12-hour shifts a month. The shifts run from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the day crew and 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. for the night crew. A driver and two additional EMTs are "on call" at one given time.
Bill Rosacker
Bill Rosacker, Director of EMS

The Director maintains the ambulance, attends City meetings, files patient insurance and oversees the administrative functions of the service. The organization has a training officer who records and maintains the members' educational records. The training officer also assists in coordinating continuing education or clinical work. The organization also has a compliance officer who audits the reports to ensure the service is in compliance with state and local protocols.  A medical director from Medical Associates monitors the ambulance protocols.

The Le Mars Ambulance has been considered a provisional paramedic level ambulance service since 1999. The Le Mars crew presently consists of 5 members at the "B" level, 6 at the "I" level, 3 at the paramedic specialist level and 3 RN's.  The Le Mars Ambulance has approximately 45 calls a month and squad members are required to attend regularly scheduled monthly meetings.

For those on the ambulance crew, being "on call" is a family way of life. It is more than a job. For all of life's blessings and challenges, working on the Le Mars Ambulance has created a close working relationship among crewmembers. It means having pride in helping the Le Mars community care for the sick and injured.

Bill Rosacker
Director of EMS

1125 1st Avenue SE

Le Mars, IA  51031
Ph 712 546-7140
Fax 712 546-4066
Email brosacker@lemarscomm.net
Questions on your Ambulance Bill? Contact:
Angela Kneip
City Hall
40 Central Avenue SE
Le Mars, IA  51031
Ph 712 548-4958
Fax 712  548-4976
Email akneip@lemarsiowa.com