01/29/2011 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado Rural Ambulance Services In A State Of Financial Emergency

FORT MORGAN -- When the buzzer sounds in the Morgan County ambulance station, it's another chance to save a life in the rural farm and ranch community.

It's also another chance to lose some serious money.

The slip-and-fall call from a 72-year-old woman on this blustery November day will produce a vital rescue from a lifeline service in an aging county.

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