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Q. Are your firefighters paid?
A. No. Our firefighters are 100% volunteer. Many of our members work in fire and EMS elsewhere and volunteer in their hometown.
Q. Is there a difference between a paid EMS provider and a volunteer?
A. No. An EMT is an EMT. Paid or volunteer, they have to take the same training and maintain the same certifications.
Q. How does Eureka support their operations?
A. Mainly through the generous donations of the members of the community and those that volunteer their time with us. We receive some tax dollars in the form of grants and some donations from our local governments. The local municipalities we protect do assist with some of of payroll expenses for our paid EMS staff.