Amid financial problems, N.J. city says shuttered EMS squad needs to be investigated

Plainfield is calling for an investigation by federal, state, and county authorities into the city’s temporarily shuttered rescue squad, according to a statement released by the city.

The city has accused the Plainfield Rescue Squad, which has provided emergency medical services to residents in Union County’s third-largest city for more than 70 years, of mismanagement, a lack of accountability and failure to file tax returns since 2019.

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