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Summit Fire & EMS supervisor honored with prestigious Women in EMS award

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A longtime Summit Fire & EMS supervisor was honored at the state EMS conference Saturday, Nov. 4, in Keystone with the Francis Mildred Women in EMS award. The Emergency Medical Services of Colorado presented Summit Fire & EMS A-shift EMS Coordinator Jill Ridenhour award named for Francis Mildred Roth, one of the first female EMS professionals in Colorado, according to a news release. Ridenhour has served for more than 30 years with Summit Fire & EMS and the former Summit County Ambulance Service. In 2021, another Summit Fire & EMS employee, Wendy Miller, was bestowed the Francis Mildred Women in EMS award. Read more ...