Why does Hampton County need so many ambulances?
Hampton County Emergency Medical Services is a licensed advanced life support service. The system has won several awards including the prestigious South Carolina large EMS system of the year. We respond to an average of three thousand calls a year with a dedicated staff and fleet of ambulances in the county.

We provide advanced life support services 24/7 out of 3 stations; Hampton, Estill and Yemassee. Not all ambulances in our area are owned by Hampton County. Hampton County ambulances are clearly marked on the front, back and sides of the unit. Many of the ambulances operating in Hampton County are operated by a for profit private ambulance service.

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1. How do I contact the Emergency Services Director?
2. How may I contact Emergency Services for non-emergency information?
3. How many calls does Emergency Services receive a year?
4. What are the capabilities of our ambulances and staff?
5. Why does Hampton County need so many ambulances?
6. Why do I see ambulances parked at local restaurants?
7. What is a Paramedic?