Chapter 9.24


9.24.010    Emergency medical services – Purpose.

9.24.020    Definitions.

9.24.030    Administrative responsibility.

9.24.040    Mutual aid agreements.

9.24.010 Emergency medical services – Purpose.

The availability of emergency medical services providing prehospital treatment for victims of motor vehicle accidents, suspected coronary illnesses, and other acute illness or trauma, and the transportation of such victims to the nearest hospital or medical facility, is in the interest of public health, safety and welfare. To the extent that such services are not immediately available or adequately provided by private enterprise or other public entity, the same should be furnished by the city. (Ord. 1879 § 9, 1992).

9.24.020 Definitions.

(1) “Emergency medical service” means medical treatment and care that may be rendered at the scene of any medical emergency or while transporting any patient in an ambulance to an appropriate medical facility.

(2) “Emergency medical technician” means a person who is authorized by the Washington State Department of Health to render emergency medical care pursuant to RCW 18.73.081 as now or hereafter amended. (Ord. 1879 § 10, 1992).

9.24.030 Administrative responsibility.

The fire chief of the Marysville fire district shall have the administrative responsibility for emergency medical services for the city and shall supervise the same subject to the authority of the Marysville fire board. (Ord. 1879 § 11, 1992).

9.24.040 Mutual aid agreements.

Upon approval by the mayor and city council of a mutual aid agreement with any other municipal jurisdiction, the Marysville fire district shall render emergency medical services to all persons within any such jurisdiction on the terms and conditions specified therein. (Ord. 1879 § 12, 1992).