Cherry Hill Emergency Medical personnel, along with our firefighters, are the first responders to medical emergencies in town. Our EMS units are part of a coordinated response on calls such as structure fires, motor vehicles accidents and medical or traumatic emergencies. Cherry Hill Fire Department employs both EMTs - Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics offering a well-rounded crew of team members with high-level training in pre-hospital care.
The mission of the CHFD EMS is to provide a professional and clinically superior emergency medical service to the residents of Cherry Hill. It is a critical component to the quality of life in town, responding to more than 9,000 calls per year for all types of medical emergencies.
Our fleet of seven (7) ambulances are staffed with full-time and per-diem EMTs and Paramedics, with a minimum of three (3) ambulances staffed 24/7. Additional EMS units are added to the deployment plan during periods of peak demand and special events. This strategic deployment of EMS units in our neighborhood fire stations, along with the standardization of training and response protocols, has ensured that the residents and visitors of Cherry Hill receive the highest quality pre-hospital care possible.