On June 24, 1972 at 12 noon Ron Aliano opened the doors to American Ambulance Service, Inc. with two used ambulances and a small team of Emergency Medical Technicians, including himself, to serve Norwich, CT. The operation actually started operating out of his Cedar Street apartment while renovations to a home near a local service station, located across from the East Great Plains Fire Department, took place.
Our Educational Service is Born
On July 11, 1996 American Professional Educational Services was created to meet the demands of CPR education in the community.
Tribal Nation Contract
In July 1998 we became the contracted ambulance provider for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Foxwoods Resort Casino.
MACARA Vehicle Services is Born
On June 22, 2001 MACARA Vehicle Services was created to meet not only the maintenance requirement for our fleet but to provide service to any individual or business in the greater Norwich community.
In 2010 we were the first service to introduce “Battenburg Livery” as a safety standard in our vehicle design. This was the first time we ever varied from the federal standards of vehicle design.
IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY
ALWAYS REMEMBER TO DIAL 911
Association of Connecticut Ambulance Providers
American Ambulance Association