In 2017, Abingdon ambulances responded to 4,759 9-1-1 calls. In 2018, we've seen an increase of 13.2% over last year.
It costs over $4,000 to stock our ambulances with medications, plus the cost to replace medications after each call.
Nearly $500,000 is spent annually by Abingdon to augment volunteer EMS staffing with paid providers.
Abingdon serves over 24,000 housing units with an estimated population of over 58,000 people. This does not include visitors and employees who live outside of Abingdon's response area, yet visit and use our services daily.
Approximately 1 in 11 residents will use Abingdon's EMS services this year.
Donations are tax deductible. Abingdon Fire Company is a501(c)(3) nonprofit entity.