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The Coastal Carolina chapter of the American Red Cross has two-dozen new mannequins and defibrillators that will be used during first-aid training.
American Medical Response, one of two emergency medical response companies in Pittsfield, Mass., will close its local operation as of Dec. 31.
CPAP is replacing intubation on some ambulances.
Paramedics and firefighters initially missed finding a truck that ran off the highway down a steep enbankment in Charlotte, N.C. It s unknown if the lost time contributed to the driver s death.
George Martin, the 54-year-old former N.Y. Giants defensive end is walking across America to raise a minimum of $10 million to help provide medical care for the surviving rescue and recovery workers who rushed to Ground Zero after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center in Manhattan.
Pulte Homes/Del Webb contributed $3.3 million to build, design and oversee the creation of the Apple Valley (Calif.) Solera Station No. 337, which will begin serving the Jess Ranch area.
Emerald Isle (N.C.) EMS broke ground on the construction of a new 4,878-square-foot facility expected to be completed in July. The service currently operates out of an outdated and cramped converted beach house.
Aiming to broaden its reach in an expanding region, the helicopter ambulance service Flight for Life announced Wednesday that it is relocating its base of operations to Waukesha County, Wis.
The Industrial Commission of Arizona has approved $366,000 in fines against the Avra Valley Fire District for workplace-safety violations, among the biggest fines ever levied against an Arizona employer.
The Pelham (Ala.) Fire Department is set to become the second department in the nation to join in a study that seeks to improve the care heart attack patients receive prior to arriving at a hospital. Pelham will be the first of 10 local agencies to take part in the study.