MARY HOOKHAM PHOTO The Independent-Register
An expansion project at Brodhead EMS includes a new garage and renovations to allow for bunkrooms. The quarters will allow out-of-town volunteers to stay at the station while on call.

By Katelyn Black, Correspondent

Brodhead EMS is in the middle of expanding its current station at 1003 12th St. to house more ambulances and include new living quarters for volunteers.

The first phase of this project, which includes the new garage, is coming to a close right now, while the indoor renovations for Phase 2 are just beginning. Phase 2 includes turning the old garage into living quarters with bunkrooms and a common area.

Chris Searls, president of the Brodhead EMS Board of Directors and an emergency medical technician, said this phase is set to be finished sometime in the winter or spring and is a much-needed addition.

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