Why was my ambulance ride to the hospital so bumpy and uncomfortable?
The patient cot has a thin, firm mattress that lies directly on an aluminum frame which can be a little uncomfortable. Unfortunately, the cot must be firm in order for Plano crews to perform CPR on critically ill patients. In addition, crews respond to medical emergencies as quickly and safely as possible in order to provide timely, life-saving treatment. This requires vehicles with good road-handling characteristics. If these large and heavy vehicles had a softer and more "spongy" suspension, they would provide a smoother ride but they would not be safe to drive to the scene as quickly.

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1. Why is a fire engine sent when I call for an ambulance?
2. Why does Plano Fire-Rescue charge an ambulance transport fee to tax-paying citizens?
3. Why was my ambulance ride to the hospital so bumpy and uncomfortable?
4. What type of fire extinguisher is best for my home?
5. Can I get my blood pressure checked at the fire station?
6. Where can I purchase biodegradable lawn debris bags?
7. Can I get a break on my insurance by putting a fire sprinkler system in my home?
8. Where can I get a burn permit?
9. Can I grill on my apartment's balcony or patio?
10. Can I have a Chimenea or fire pit in my back yard?
11. Does Plano Fire-Rescue host a Citizens Fire Academy?
12. Does Plano Fire-Rescue host birthday parties at the Plano fire stations?
13. Does Plano Fire-Rescue install or check child car seats at the Plano fire stations?
14. I am interested in a job with Plano Fire-Rescue. How do I go about applying?
15. Does Plano Fire-Rescue give away smoke alarms at the Plano fire stations?