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Proposed regulations would ensure driveways are wide enough to get ambulances and fire trucks through.
The scenarios "stress them, and that is the whole point," according to David Jaslow, a doctor with the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia who helps run the courses. "If they overcome their fears in the classroom, they can do it in real life."
The children who died were girls ages 2, 5, 7 and 9. The fifth child, a boy, age 5, was hospitalized.
Sussex County paramedics have a new tool in their medical arsenal - a device that can replace hands in performing CPR, the first in the state.
Burkott said the driver of the other vehicle, which a preliminary report indicates went through a stop sign.
It is a financial matter, fire company President Tabitha Livingston said. The run load doesn t support the ambulance."
The aircraft was engulfed when firefighters arrived at the scene minutes after receiving a call.
After 25 years of existence, the UPMC St. Margaret Paramedic Response team is one of a dying breed.
The program would train 48 Abilene firefighters over the next year or so.
Her family filed a negligence lawsuit against the boat manufacturer, the rescue squad and four area towns claiming they have a responsibility to oversee the execution of their town's emergency management plan.