Small-town EMS woes: Capt. Tom Haney, Mayer AZ Fire

Everybody knows it takes at least four to five people to work a full code, right?

So what do you do when you’re the only paramedic available?

It’s a situation that Mayer Fire Capt. Tom Haney faces with some regularity.

Haney works in a small department, and one of the challenges he faces is extended response times by his co-workers on the fire department ambulance. There’s just one, and if it’s at the hospital or on another run, Haney’s on his own.

He explains what that’s like in this week’s podcast.