Our hearts are broken, and we are humbled by the outpouring of love from our community after the loss of our leader, Paramedic Rick Hartley.
Southeast Colorado Hospital (SECH) Ambulance Service is owned and operated by the SECH District which encompasses the western two-thirds of Baca County and is under the authority of the governing body of Southeast Colorado Hospital. Based in Springfield, SECH Ambulance Service provides basic and advanced life support coverage to a population of about 2,800 livingContinue reading “SECH Ambulance Service: Where We Are Today”
In 1969, SECH officially opened its doors and thus began the first true ambulance service in Springfield with a 1967 Chevy Suburban converted to function as an ambulance. Frank England, an orderly at the hospital in the 1970s, recalls being part of the team that painted the ambulance and got it ready to use. HeContinue reading “Southeast Colorado Hospital Ambulance Service: EMS Strong”
On a sunny summer day, you decide to enjoy the weather and the scenery and take a short Baca County road trip. Unfortunately, while you are out, you come upon a two vehicle collision involving multiple people. It appears that you are the first to arrive on the scene. What do you do? Grabbing yourContinue reading “Baca County: EMS Strong”