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Hamptons seek better fitting driveways

Proposed regulations would ensure driveways are wide enough to get ambulances and fire trucks through.

Posted Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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Medical center teaches paramedics to handle disasters

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."

Posted Monday, July 27, 2009

Wrong way crash in New York kills eight

The children who died were girls ages 2, 5, 7 and 9. The fifth child, a boy, age 5, was hospitalized.

Posted Monday, July 27, 2009

Delaware Medics Get Automatic CPR Devices

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.

Posted Saturday, July 25, 2009

Massachusetts Ambulance Crash; 4 Injured

Burkott said the driver of the other vehicle, which a preliminary report indicates went through a stop sign.

Posted Saturday, July 25, 2009

Pennsylvania FD Ends Ambulance Service

It is a financial matter, fire company President Tabitha Livingston said. The run load doesn t support the ambulance."

Posted Saturday, July 25, 2009

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Helicopter Crashes onto Maryland Interstate

The aircraft was engulfed when firefighters arrived at the scene minutes after receiving a call.

Posted Friday, July 24, 2009

Paramedic Response Team Is a Vanishing Breed

After 25 years of existence, the UPMC St. Margaret Paramedic Response team is one of a dying breed.

Posted Friday, July 24, 2009

Paramedic Training Planned for Abilene Firefighters

The program would train 48 Abilene firefighters over the next year or so.

Posted Friday, July 24, 2009

New Hampshire Town Cleared in Failed Rescue

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.

Posted Friday, July 24, 2009


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