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Madison County EMS
556 South Keeneland Drive
Richmond, KY 40475
p: (859) 623-5121
f: (859) 626-0340

Our History


1970-Madison County Ambulance Service was established.

1975-Madison County Ambulance Service opened Station One at 701 Vickers Drive.

1977-Madison County Ambulance Service was among the first services in the state to employ paramedics and provide advanced life support.  Dr. S.D. Fritz served as Medical Director.  He contiunes to serve in that role today. 

1987-Madison County Ambulance Taxing District established.

Madison County Ambulance d.b.a. Madison County Emergency Medical Service to better reflect the true medical service that is provided.

1990-Madison County EMS opened new station at 400 Highway 1016 in Berea with two 24-hour crews
(previously one 24-hour crew was stationed at Berea Hospital)

1992-Madison County EMS renovated and expanded the Vickers Drive Station.

1999-Madison County EMS opened a third “temporary” station on Keeneland Drive with one 24-hour crew.

2002-Madison County EMS officially opened its’ third permanent station on Keeneland Drive with one 24-hour crew, training facility, and business offices.

2007-Madison County EMS opened a fourth station on Enterprise Drive. A sixth 24-hour ambulance crew was added.

2011-Madison County EMS opened a new station at 705 Vickers Drive. It replaced the old Station One that was originally built in 1975. A seventh 24-hour ambulance crew was added.

2017-Madison County EMS opened a new station on Rash Rd. in Berea.  It replaced the Highway 1016 location.  An eight 24-hour ambulance crew was added. 

Our Address:
556 S Keeneland Dr
Richmond, KY, USA 40475
Hours of Operation:
Mon. to Fri. 8am to 4pm
(T) 859.623.5121
(F) 859.626.0340

 

 

Madison County EMS

Madison County EMS is a CAAS accredited agency.  We are located in a rapidly growing central Kentucky county of approximately 90,000 residents. We provide basic and advanced life support services for the entire county including the cities of Berea and Richmond.  Our geographical coverage area is over 443 square miles and we respond to approximately16,000 calls annually. We operate eight 24-hour ALS units with an additional impact unit during peak times. MCEMS has four EMS stations strategically located throughout the county.