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How many firefighters are trained as Paramedics?

Clackamas Fire has provided Advanced Life Support (ALS) on all first response units since 1991. All career staffed engines, trucks, and rescue units are staffed with a minimum of one Paramedic per shift. Clackamas Fire has employed a practice of hiring Paramedic firefighters for many years and has maintained a 75 percent ratio of ALS to Basic Life Support (BLS) firefighters in recent years.