Puna to get second ambulance unit

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald From right, Fire Chief Darren Rosario, Battalion chief Chris Honda and Deputy Chief Lance Uchida laugh together Friday during the MEDIC 18 "Puna Medic" blessing at the Pahoa Fire Station in Pahoa.

The Hawaii Fire Department station in Puna will have its medical emergency response capability doubled this year when a second ambulance is delivered to the island.