Rural Metro Ambulance

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

There are no imminent proposals in place, but members of the Erie County Legislature discussed Thursday some "what ifs" that they hope may ease the strain on local ambulance fleets and improve their overall response times in critical cases.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Rural Metro's ambulance response times are under review by Buffalo's EMS Board. It unanimously approved a "Notice of Inquiry" Monday.

WBFO News File Photo

Rural Metro's response times in the city of Buffalo, according to Mayor Byron Brown, are "are absolutely a concern." In response, the ambulance company says that it is focused on improving its performance.

courtesy Rural Metro

AMR, the new parent company of Rural Metro Ambulance, is vowing to  work with the local healthcare system to help reduce costs.

WBFO News file photo

The Common Council came back from its August recess for a special session Thursday. With uncertainty about the future of Rural Metro with a competitor buying the firm out, members approved a new five-year ambulance agreement.

Rural Metro Ambulance sold to Colorado-based company

Jul 31, 2015
Courtesy of Rural Metro Medical Services of WNY Facebook Page

The company that operates Rural Metro Ambulance in Buffalo and across the country is being acquired by a subsidiary of Colorado-based Envision Healthcare.