A new, state-of-the-art medic unit has been place in service this week at the Golden Ring fire Station.

The new Golden Ring Medic 116The new Medic 116 is a 2017 Freightliner Medic. 

The Golden Ring medic is one of four medic units added to the Baltimore County fire Department's EMS fleet in 2015 to aid with the demand for medical service during peak call times.

The other career stations that received additional medics to handle demand during peak times were Middle River, Pikesville and Woodlawn. Middle River's peak time medic unit (Medic 112) already has been replaced with a new model. Replacements at Woodlawn (Medic 103) and Pikesville (Medic 102) are in production.

Each medic unit costs about $340,000.