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11 Hall Ambulance Service employees recognized for their service

Posted at 5:04 PM, Apr 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-30 20:04:31-04

Eleven Hall Ambulance Service employees were recognized for the service they've contributed to their communities as well as different acts they've performed on the job. 

Paramedics, EMT's and one emergency medical response officer were honored for their response to and/or performance on the job. 

Tyler Kahler, a paramedic, was honored for the actions he took to help more than 50 injured people during the Route 91 shooting in Las Vegas. Among those he helped, Bakersfield Police Department Officer Mundhenke. 

The following were recognized for the success they had in saving a patient experiencing cardiac arrest.

  • Ryan Strange, a paramedic, and Rachelle Knight, an EMT.
  • Thomas Han, a paramedic, and Katie Van Allen, an EMT. 
  • Shane Courtis, a paramedic, and Natasha Towns, an EMT. 
  • Diamond Horton, a paramedic, and Mike Hilliard, an EMT. 

Kirk Chambers, an emergency medical dispatcher was recognized for being Dispatcher of the Month six times in 2017 as well as maintaining a 99% EMD Compliance. 

David Bentley, a paramedic, was recognized for receiving the Hall Ambulance President's Award for Customer Service. 

Those honored met with Senator Jean Fuller, Assemblymember Vince Fong and Assemblymember Rudy Salas.