Georgia Ambulance Company Caught Using Unlicensed Felons

A metro-Atlanta ambulance service has had its EMS license revoked following a local television station’s investigation into the use of non-licensed EMS personnel. Those non-licensed personnel also happen to be felons, one of whom is a registered sex offender.

The FOX 5 I-Team filmed employees of Members EMS transporting patients, and presented the evidence to state regulators who promptly suspended the owner’s EMT license and ordered the ambulance service to cease operations.

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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