Cordell EMS Issue Escalates

  • Protestors hold signs near city hall, while Devin Humphrey, who was fired as Cordell EMS director, is interviewed by television media. Bob Henline | The Cordell Beacon
    Protestors hold signs near city hall, while Devin Humphrey, who was fired as Cordell EMS director, is interviewed by television media. Bob Henline | The Cordell Beacon
  • Former Cordell EMS Director Devin Humphrey. Bob Henline | The Cordell Beacon
    Former Cordell EMS Director Devin Humphrey. Bob Henline | The Cordell Beacon
  • Embattled Cordell Mayor Jerry Beech Bob Henline | The Cordell Beacon
    Embattled Cordell Mayor Jerry Beech Bob Henline | The Cordell Beacon
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The city’s move to possibly privatize Cordell’s ambulance service has set off a firestorm of public backlash during the past week, backlash that escalated after the mayor fired Cordell’s EMS director, Devin Humphrey. BACKGROUND The issue came to light during the week leading up to the Cordell City Council’s July 20 meeting. City Administrator J.C. Moser confirmed early in the week that the…

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