Answering the Call: Spartanburg County, State Dealing with Looming EMS Shortage

By Daniel J. Gross, staff writer with Spartanburg Herald-Journal Campobello resident Jody Ledford climbed into an ambulance three years ago and hasn’t looked back since. Now a paramedic with Spartanburg EMS, he faces long days, high stress, a modest salary and little appreciation from some who call 911. He said he understands why Spartanburg County, and the rest of the state, are...