1117 and 1137 are equipped to handle any medical emergency to which they may be called.
Some of the equipment carried includes:
Lucas Chest Compression System (CPR Machine)
Immobilization equipment for car accident victims
All Affton personnel are State of Missouri licensed paramedics.
Affton paramedics also hold certifications in:
Pediatric Advance Life Support
Advance Cardiac Life Support
International Trauma Life Support
Affton Paramedics also receive monthly training to maintain the most current standards in emergency care.
Affton Rescue Pumpers 1114 and 1124 are considered Advance Life Support Pumpers. The pumpers are staffed by licensed paramedics and are equipped to handle any medical emergency to which they may be dispatched.
Time is always a critical factor and these Advance Life Support Pumpers and personnel can begin care and stabilize patients before an ambulance arrives.