The Coney Island Ambulance Station

EMS "By The Sea" since 1894
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On March 17,1996 all municipal ambulance operations, personnel and facilities were transferred to the Fire Department of New York, and the station designation was changed to Battalion 43 Gravesend Stationation
The station currently turns out 3 Paramedic Ambulances,
9 Basic Life Support Ambulances,and 2 Supervisor Units.


Two of the original 5 garage bays are also home to a full service ambulance

repair facility staffed by members of the Motor Transport Division.


 Of the almost 1.5 million EMS calls received by 911 during 2001,

 the ambulances of Battalion 43 responded to over 40,500 assignments.


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During the summer months, two multi wheel drive "Gators" capable of transporting patients off the sand, patrol the beach and boardwalk.

Prior to the obtaining Gators in 2000, the station utilized 3 wheel Cushman scooters, which could only traverse the boardwalk and streets.