To officially celebrate the opening of their new building and community services the Northeastern Berks EMS held an open house Saturday with a ribbon cutting by the Northeast Chamber of Commerce.

Serving the Borough of Kutztown and the surrounding Townships Northeastern Berks EMS is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Services include Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances that provide transport for patients who are seriously ill or injured, Ambulance Standbys for sporting events, special events community gatherings and Education Resources as an American Safety & Health Institute approved training center.

The open house included a celebratory cake, raffle and a special fly in from the Lehigh Valley Health MedEvac Helicopter. Landing in the parking lot adjacent from the Northeastern Berks building, the pilots let kids sit inside for photos.

Lehigh Valley Health MedEvac Pilots let kids see the inside of the medical helicopter.

“Our mission is to provide exceptional pre-hospital medical care and transportation to our patients who are in need of emergency medical services, and provide our community, along with other emergency responders and agencies, the opportunity for emergency medical training at the basic and advanced levels.” www.northeasternberksems.com