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A new air rescue unit will soon be coming to Ironton.

The Air Evac Lifeteam will set up shop at the St. Mary's Medical Center Ironton campus in the next few months.

Representatives say the new team will employ 12-15 people including pilots, nurses, medics and crew members.

The helicopter can serve patients within a 70-mile radius of the landing site.