"Having the ambulance will allow children of all ages to use their imaginations to become a community helper for a day and help them get a glimpse of a day in the life of an EMT," said
"We were immediately on board and wrote a formal request, and EMS took it through the channels to the County Commissioners," King said.
The ambulance on display is being retired from the EMS fleet.
The museum is moving around a few vehicles to make room for the ambulance.
The ambulance was available for visitors to experience on Thursday but will be closed temporarily while it's refurbished, returning for everyone's enjoyment
King said the museum is looking forward to hosting additional safety days and providing program opportunities.
"Having safety vehicles for children to explore helps to take away some of the fear," King said. "We can help the children learn that the people who work and arrive on these vehicles are friends and helpers."
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