Custom built in 1969 for the Seattle Fire
Department's Medic One Program, this one of
a kind Mobile Intensive Coronary Care Unit,
was first in our county, utilizing on duty
firemen, specially trained as EMT's.
Brainstormed by Dr. Leonard A. Cobb, a
University of Washington cardiologist, and
Seattle's Fire Department, Chief Gordon
Vickery. The Medic One was originally
stationed at Harborview Medical Center.
Dr. Michael K. Copass the director of
emergency services at Harborview Medical
Center became also the Medical Director of
Seattle's Medic One and also the director of
the Medic One Paramedic Training Program.
Medic One Photo, taken at
volunteer park, 1969.
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The Medic One Van was located
after a 3 year search.
History of the Medic One Van