EMS is provided by Gooding County. Ambulances are based out of the City of Gooding. The average response time to Wendell is approximately 10 minutes. To fill the 10 minute gap, the Wendell Quick Response Unit (QRU) was formed and functions on a volunteer basis. In 2005, the Wendell Rural Fire District took full ownership and responsibility for the operation of the QRU. Currently (8) EMT’s operate and respond with QRU.