EMS major emergency response vehicles (MERV) are vehicles that are able to treat multiple casualties at the same time, with ALS and BLS functions. The units seat 14 and has a stretcher, and is assigned to all major medical emergencies within the borough. There is one MERV assigned to Divisions 1, 2 and 5 each. Brooklyn no longer has a MERV, while Queens's MERV was lost to a vehicle fire.