By Jacki Nelson
Hesston Emergency Services received the Type II Emergency Medical Service of the Year award from the The Kansas Emergency Medical Service Association (KEMSA) - the state’s professional EMS organization.
Director Russ Buller said the award recognizes Hesston EMS as the no. 1 provider of Basic Life Support service.
Hesston EMS was nominated by peers in the emergency services sector. Buller said, “Numerous letters of reference have to be provided with the nomination packet. This packet, once complete, is then sent out of state to a selection team made up of our peers in other states.”
Being recognized by KEMSA was an honor for Buller and his department and validated his faith in his staff.
“It makes me extremely proud of our staff that tirelessly respond, train and maintain our department to provide a high level of emergency medical service to our community,
“Without them we would not be in operation. It takes dedicated personnel to make a service successful,” he said.
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