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Matkaitis served for over three decades within the Chicago Fire Dept., rising from paramedic to chief paramedic and later assistant deputy fire commission for emergency medical operations.
He says that after the patient became violent, the crew got out of the ambulance and radioed for police.
Public health officials who learned of her diagnosis last week immediately began investigating, and earlier this week shut down the ministry center after anthrax spores were found on two drums.
Another Detroit family is reeling over the death of their loved one. They watched him choke as they frantically tried to save him and called for help.
There's no crystal ball for dispatchers. They never know when or where the next emergency may strike. But now they have some help.
Douglas County spokesman Wes Tallon told the AJC that Holmes, 37, died early Monday morning at Grady Memorial Hospital, where he was airlifted following the wreck.
A final report involving a fatal ambulance crash in October is raising serious new questions about the driver of the emergency vehicle.
This loss of life and injuries to multiple firefighters points out the hazards involved in fires of any size and nature, and the need for EMS crews on standby at all fire incidents.
North Providence mayor suggesting private ambulance service for some calls.
The investigation found that Cline, who died in the wreck along with an elderly patient in the ambulance, had been diagnosed with epilepsy and the sleep disorder narcolepsy.