Lawrenceburg Emergency Rescue Unit made its first EMS call in 1952. LERU now averages 2,300 calls per year and responds to all types of emergencies. LERU has also responded to back up calls in Hamilton and Ohio Counties. In 2014 LERU started the first 24-hr Paramedic level service in Dearborn County and in 2019 started the first full time Paramedic intercept vehicle in the County. LERU averages over 200 calls for a Paramedic intercept with other EMS departments.
Mayor Kelly Mollaun shares, “Public Safety is a priority for any community. Our first responders are well trained and qualified professionals. Keeping our community safe and serviced will continue to be our focus. I want to thank our men and women who work in our public safety sector in Lawrenceburg.”
Lawrenceburg Emergency Rescue Unit is headquartered with the Lawrenceburg Fire Department at 300 West Tate Street in Lawrenceburg Indiana 47025. LERU currently has 9 full-time Paramedics and 10 part- time staff.