Eden Emergency and Rescue Squad has been named this year's agency of the year by the Wyoming-Erie Regional Emergency Medical Services Council.
More than 100 agencies in Erie and Wyoming counties were eligible for the award. The Eden squad, with three ambulances, a fly car and rescue truck, has provided continuous pre-hospital emergency medical care to the community for nearly 50 years. Members in the paramedic-level organization respond to about 700 calls each year.
The Wyoming-Erie Regional Emergency Medical Services Council is one of 18 state regional councils.