Emergency Medical Service
Junction City Fire Department (JCFD) provides Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support pre-hospital care and transport for all of Geary County, including Junction City, Milford, and Grandview Plaza.
The JCFD consists of 48 firefighters/EMT's that are qualified by the Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services (KBEMS) to provide Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Care to the community. JCFD members hold emergency medical certifications from the Emergency Medical Technician-Basic level through the level of Paramedic.
In 1998, we were the first EMS organization in the State of Kansas to implement the EMT-Intermediate level advanced initiatives, allowing our EMT-intermediates to perform endotracheal intubation and administer Albuterol in the field.
The Junction City Fire Department has a progressive emergency medical service protocols, allowing our Paramedics and A-EMT's to initiate intravenous access and endotracheal intubation. All Junction City Fire Department personnel are trained in semi-automated or manual external defibrillation. Through these progressive protocols, our Paramedics have the ability to perform other key medical management procedures such as chest decompression, cricothyrotomy or surgical airway, rapid sequence intubation, and adult and pediatric intraosseous infusion. Our Paramedics also provide advanced life support by having the ability to administer 27 different emergency medications, as well as provide cardiac defibrillation and transcutaneous pacing.
JCFD provides continuing education needed to keep EMS Skills current. Members of the department are KBEMS Qualified Instructor Coordinators.
The Junction City Fire Department strives to provide the best pre-hospital emergency care possible to our residents, as well as those visiting or passing through our community.