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Ambulance Service Board Approves City Fire Chief as MAST CEO

The ambulance service is scheduled to be folded into the Fire Department by April 25.

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010

Wisconsin County Executive Signs Paramedic Funding Legislation

He agrees to $3.5M in funding for paramedics, something the County Executive would have eliminated in his first proposal.

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010

Australian Paramedics Want Pool Cues Banned from Pubs

Last year the State Government banned glasses from some pubs and clubs to stop so-called "glassing" attacks.

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010

Workers Exposed to Chemical Smoke at Raytheon Fire

Raytheon spokesman John Patterson says a worker was handling chemical waste material just before noon Wednesday when he saw smoke.

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010

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WMD Commission Says U.S. Fails to be prepared for a Biological Attack

"Especially troubling is the lack of priority given to the development of medical countermeasures - the vaccines and medicines that would be required to mitigate the consequences of an attack," the report said.

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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New Jersey EMS Task Force Members Gather for Annual Meeting

Pawlak also said plans were underway for the EMS Task Force to participate in multiple large-scale drills, including a possible drill at the Trenton rail station, a possible spring drill in the Newark area, and a large-scale, multi-day event in New Jersey.

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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French Rescuers Remove Haitian Man from Collapse 11 Days after Quake

He said he survived initially by diving under a desk when the rubble started to fall around him.

Posted Monday, January 25, 2010

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Massachusetts Ambulance Crashes into Building

No one was seriously injured on Friday in a crash that sent an ambulance through the wall of a building.

Posted Monday, January 25, 2010

Columbus Officials Consider Following Cleveland s EMS Policy

In Columbus, EMS officials are addressing an increase in the number of people who call 911 from one hospital in hopes of having an emergency squad take them to another.

Posted Monday, January 25, 2010

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New Mexico Program Decreases Number of Drunken People in ER

New Mexico Program Decreases Number of Drunken People in ER.

Posted Monday, January 25, 2010


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