If you’re having a medical emergency during the week of Aug. 21 in Jackson and you call 911, there’s a chance an ambulance won’t be able to get to you. That’s because of the gridlock expected with the coming total solar eclipse. But fortunately, paramedics with Jackson Hole Fire/EMS are willing to hop on two wheels to save you.

“Instead of walking we can quickly respond on bikes,” said firefighter/EMT Wendy Blair.

Contact Emily Mieure at 732-7066, courts@jhnewsandguide.com or @JHNGcourts.

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Tim Rieser

Really? A bike? I don't want to criticize all the good intentions here, but if response time to an emergency is a concern, why not a motorized two wheels? Scooter or small motorcycle? Bikes make little sense if we are talking an emergency.

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