Kirby Hospital Ambulance Service was started in 1974 and proudly protects 11,200 people living in an area of 300 square miles. Our department is a hospital based ALS service, that is operated by 11 full-time and 5 part-time/PRN members. We have recently downsized from 6 units to 2 units. Our average response time is <1 minute from time of alarm. We operate under the Provena Regional EMS System in Illinois Region VI.