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Posted on: November 22, 2022

[ARCHIVED] New Ambulances Join Fire Rescue Fleet

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) recently placed into service two Custom AEV Type 1 Units. The purchases were approved by the Camden County Board of Commissioners in June 2021. These are the third and fourth new ambulances purchased through Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) VIII. 

“We thank the Board of Commissioners for their continued support of Camden County Fire Rescue through new equipment and apparatus,” said Camden County Fire Rescue Chief Terry Smith. “These new ambulances are paid through SPLOST funds by the citizens and visitors of Camden County and will help us better serve them.”

These new ambulances are part of the over $3 million investment in new buildings, equipment, and apparatus in the last five (5) years. These two new ambulances total over $526,808. 

The first two ambulances purchased through SPLOST VIII joined the fleet in spring 2021.Camden County voters approved SPLOST VIII in March 2019. This one-cent sales tax is paid by all residents and visitors that purchase goods in Camden County. SPLOST VIII began collection in July 2019 and concludes in June 2025.

New Life Squad 3 and Life Squad 4

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