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Nurse Saves Tenn. Firefighter

Graves began CPR and assistant principal Jeremy Yow quickly grabbed the automated external defibrillator the school received last year.

Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Benefits Extended to VT Medic's Family

Proposed legislation that would help extend death benefits to relatives of a Vermont paramedic has the support of his community's select board.

Posted Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Video: Girl Rescued from Pool Drain

Firefighters cut through the pool's wall to dislodge the pipe that girl's arm got stuck in on Monday morning.

Posted Tuesday, August 25, 2009

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Sebeluis: Closing Schools Won't Help

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Tuesday that a massive school closing wouldn't stop the spread of the swine flu virus.

Posted Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Plane Crashes Onto NJ Mall Parking Lot

A small plane made an emergency landing in a New Jersey mall parking lot Tuesday, slightly injuring the instructor and student inside but apparently hurting no one on the ground.

Posted Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Two Rescued from Chicago Pit Collapse

Firefighters first had to shore up the pit to ensure it wouldn't collapse before digging the trapped man out by hand after the first worker was rescued.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

Stolen Ambulance Leads to Charges

A driver who allegedly picked the wrong vehicle for a ride is facing charges after an ambulance was taken from outside a Bryan hospital.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

Tennessee EMT Injured in Accident

A Bristol Motor Speedway emergency medical technician was seriously injured in a freak accident late Wednesday following the modified series race.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

Ambulance Runs Over Homeless Man

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

Officials Discuss 9-1-1 Abuse

This chronic abuse is overwhelming what industry experts call the 911 "safety net" system.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

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