Five additional ambulances will be here for Y2K bash |

Five additional ambulances will be here for Y2K bash

Loads of people are going to flood into South Shore around the end of the month for big New Year’s celebrations, and El Dorado County wants to make sure everyone is safe.

Earlier this week the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors agreed to spend $100,000 of county funds to bring five additional ambulances and their staffs to the lake part of El Dorado County at that time.

“We wanted a more fully-staffed ambulance service during that period,” said Dave Solaro, El Dorado County District 5 supervisor. “With the traffic and all the people, it’s basically a safety issue.”

The five extra ambulances will be at Lake Tahoe from Dec. 30 through Jan. 3.

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