Pecos EMS Officials Dealing with Major Budget Crunch

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PECOS - Emergency services in Pecos are dealing with a major budget crunch.

The EMS department has already used up 90 percent of their budget for the fiscal year because of overtime.

The City says its EMS is handling more calls and sometimes two crews are handling calls at the same time.

City officials are currently discussing ways to reduce costs and take in more money to support the ambulance service.