The EMS Division was brought into service in 1985. The Q.R.U. is a State Certified EMT-BD level Emergency Response Unit. In 1999, the EMS Division accounted for 350 of the 557 responses. We have Firefighters who are also members of the QRU. Members are made up or basic emergency medical technicians and emergency first responders. The QRU has a greatly larger response area, covering 496 sq miles, and a population of nearly 10,000.
The QRU responds to, and provides BLS service for medical emergencies, motor vehicle crashes, all fires, and rescue situations. Advanced Life Support (ALS) service is provided by Magic Valley Paramedics. The QRU is also active in the community with public relations. The QRU currently operates with 3 Ambulances.