(SACRAMENTO.CBSLOCAL) — Starting Monday, the city of Folsom’s fire department will charge $225 for anyone needing a paramedic.
In an era where every American is watching how they spend their money, Folsom’s move follows an alarming trend in how fire departments are delivering first response medical aid.
“We gotta find money from somewhere so it’s going to be from people like you and me,” one resident said.
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Folsom’s fire department is just the latest to charge a fee for its medical aid.