Acadian Ambulance buys Texas company

Lafayette-based Acadian Ambulance Service has acquired StarPlus EMS in McKinney, Texas.

The price was not disclosed.

The acquisition adds 50 full-time employees, eight ambulances and three wheelchair vans to Acadian’s Texas operations, the company said.

Acadian Ambulance now provides emergency and non-emergency service in 33 Texas counties, including Denton, Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Grayson and Hunt. The company began operating in the state in 2006.

Acadian Ambulance serves the Houston, San Antonio and Austin areas and Louisiana and Mississippi.