FAIRFIELD — Medic Ambulance needs to expand its headquarters, but didn’t want to move.
“We started in Vallejo,” Medic Ambulance President Rudy Manfredi said. “It’s always been good to me. The economy here needs a little kick in the pants. I didn’t feel like leaving Vallejo at this time.”
Fortunately, the company has room to expand at its 506 Couch St. location. It will add 8,600 square feet at a cost of about $3 million, doubling the size of the complex.
A groundbreaking is to take place from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday.
Medic Ambulance provides emergency ambulance service in all parts of Solano County, with the exception of Vacaville. It established its headquarters on Couch Street in the early 1990s, when it served only a portion of the county.
Manfredi said the new building will mean more space for administration, dispatching and training offices. The expansion should be finished in four to six months, he said.
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