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Aug 29, 2016 10:00pm MST
. >> reporter: george kyle called for help after his niece fell ill on a hike in the white tank mountains in the west valley. she drank some water in the shade and felt better. but a rural metro crew was already hiking up. >> took her blood pressure and e >> reporter: the fee for that cooldown service? 600 bucks. the bill arrives this weekend, two weeks after their hike. >> i was stunned to find out they had the guns to -- and the guts to send a bill. >> reporter: rural metro charges flat fees for the services. >> no tax that comes to rural metro to support our services and operations. we have memberships and the members pay for the services. >> reporter: since george's niece isn't a rural metro charging will discourage people from calling for help if they need help? >> i would hope not. i would hope the last thing they are thinking about is i better not call anybody when i need help because i might have to get a bill for it. >> i would sit out there and see if i could get better before i made any attempt. >> reporter: rural metro says that $600 covers the cost of the crew, the cost of medical s
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