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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

MARC Air Ambulance Takes Flight


February 23, 2018

Don Ogle

Flight Nurse Jennifer Arnold and Flight Paramedic Patrick Currie carry a litter to a mock accident scene east of Dalton. The exercise was one of several that the crews of Medical Aitr Rescue Company (MARC) have made recently with local emergency responders. The new air ambulance service began operations last Saturday out of Sidney.

An air rescue service newly based out of Sidney officially went into operation last week, and it didn't long to make its first run.

Medical Air Rescue Company (MARC) went "live," or able to carry patients, Saturday morning, and that evening carried its first patient.

MARC's local operation, in the works since January 2017, has spent the past few months setting up shop in Sidney. The company purchased two homes in Sidney, one for medical personnel, the other for pilots and ground crew, and has made arrangements for use of the Sidney Regional Medical Center helicopter pad and a hangar at the...

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