The Lake County Ambulance Service is a non profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides Part Time Advanced Life Support Ambulance service in Lake, Cook, and St. Louis counties in Minnesota along the north shore of Lake Superior. Communites served include: Beaver Bay, Brimson, Finland, Isabella, Knife River, Silver Bay, and Two Harbors. The Primary Service Area covered is 1,535 sq. miles with an approximate permanent resident population of 11,200. Most of the service area is very rural with the largest city having a population of 3,735 residents. The service area's population increases greatly with heavy tourism which is very prominent in the summer and fall seasons.