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As the South by Southwest crowds grow larger in the downtown area, paramedics have to struggle to reach those in need of care.
In the 25 year history of the EFOP, this is the highest number of 4.0 papers ever.
Brett Roth says the boy was upset and the ambulance crew was trying to calm him.
EMT Tim Cochran had a heart attack on March 3, 2010 while he was in his EMS unit, and he was found slumped over the wheel in full cardiac arrest.
The Air Angels Inc. emergency medical flight was transporting a 14-month-old girl from a hospital in Sandwich to Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
The injured were taken to St. Joseph Medical Center, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Methodist Hospital and Ben Taub General Hospital with minor ailments, such as neck and back pains, Houston Fire Department officials said.
An emergency medical technician who lost his leg in an ambulance crash has a long road to recovery.
A Richmond ambulance en route to a call with its siren and emergency lights activated collided with a sport utility vehicle.
The panel also had questions about Kimberly Kelsey, who says medics refused to take her to a hospital last December.
The former chief, who is black, said white firefighters with generational ties to the department largely have been less accepting of the job's evolving responsibilities, particularly an increased emphasis in recent decades on providing pre-hospital care.