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Calif. USAR Team Called to Free Man from Dumbbell Ring

On Tuesday, squad members responded to a trapped penis.

Posted Thursday, September 24, 2009

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Texas Natl. Guard Humvee Causes Six Car Crash

The Humvee was traveling southbound in the rain on Interstate 35 in the small town of Troy about 11 a.m. when it went airborne.

Posted Thursday, September 24, 2009

Lauderdale County EMS Adding Ambulance Coverage

Lauderdale EMS Director Bruce Carson said he and other emergency officials took a close look at expanding to provide better service.

Posted Wednesday, September 23, 2009

AMR Considers Buying Amarillo Medical Services

Northwest Texas Healthcare System wants out of the ambulance service business.

Posted Wednesday, September 23, 2009

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10 Die in Southeast Floodwaters

Most deaths were from drowning when cars were swept off roadways. Authorities released a 15-minute 911 call of a storm victim's last moments. Seydi Burciaga, 39, screamed to a dispatcher as water rose to her neck. The dispatcher advised her to try to break a window, but she couldn't.

Posted Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Ohio Paramedics Amputate Bus Driver's Leg

Paramedics had to amputate a bus driver's leg at the scene of a crash in Athens County on Monday.

Posted Tuesday, September 22, 2009

New York Ambulance Collides with Tractor-Trailer

An ambulance has collided with a tractor-trailer in western New York, injuring four volunteer emergency medical services workers.

Posted Tuesday, September 22, 2009

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American Medics Train Iraqi Responders

"They were receptive and wanted to continue the training. I've been teaching the last three weeks on American EMT skills."

Posted Tuesday, September 22, 2009

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EMTs Rescue Five People from High Carbon Monoxide Levels

EMTs Andrew Gabor and Claudia Rugel from Station 32 were called to help a man who fell in an apartment in Brooklyn, but they ended up saving the lives of five people, including an infant.

Posted Monday, September 21, 2009

South Carolina Legislators Seek Public Access to EMS Data

Four legislators from Beaufort County said they would support a change in state law that would open public access to local EMS data to help improve oversight of those departments.

Posted Monday, September 21, 2009






 

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