American Medical Response (AMR) will begin providing emergency medical services in Waco and McLennan County starting August 1.

The newest AMR operation hired 75 full-time and 23 part-time employees, and plans to hire another 15 to 20. AMR will offer basic life support ambulance service, advanced life support ambulance service and bariatric ambulance service.

The new operation anticipates approximately 2,000 911 emergency and non-emergency transfer calls per month in the area.

AMR is the largest provider of ambulance transportation in the United States and has an extensive record of bringing economies of scale to rural communities, providing local jobs, large scale employee support as well as cutting edge technology.

Source: American Medical Response