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Ambulance support comes forward

The city of Carlton moved closer to adding a pair of full-timers to its ambulance service at the council meeting Wednesday.

Fire chief Derek Wolf reported roughly $206,000 in commitments from municipalities that use the service. The goal is $250,000 annually, which would be used to add two full-time emergency medical technicians beginning in 2024.

“I’m super-happy with the support,” Wolf told the newspaper afterward. “It really shows people understand the need.”

In February, the city asked surrounding municipalities to help fund the addition of two full-timers who would staff the ambulance dur...