RIB MOUNTAIN (WAOW) -- This week is EMS Appreciation Week, a time to to thank the men and women who help in medical emergencies.
The EMS division at the Weston and Rib Mountain station has a full-time staff
The department is constantly training to stay up-to-date.
Leaders say it's nice to have a week dedicated to the work they do.
"It's kind of a neat humble experience for us to get that thank you from the community and others," said Lt. Bert Nitzke with Weston and Rib Mountain EMS.
Nitzke says there are many volunteer departments in Central Wisconsin that need help. If you are interested in volunteering he says talk to your local department.
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