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FENTON - Area fire chiefs say new protocols mandated by the county medical control authority could compromise patient care and will tax already budget-strapped departments.
Ambulance crews couldn't get to a pregnant woman in distress whose Flushing home was surrounded by flood water yesterday.
Firefighters not only battle fires and selflessly risk their lives for others, but they also battle a silent killer - heart disease. Heart attacks are the number one killer of fire and emergency personnel.
U.S. hospitals are increasingly shutting down their burn centers in a trend experts say could leave the nation unable to handle widespread burn casualties from a fiery terrorist attack or other major disaster.
When a LifeFlight helicopter landed carrying critically injured Yehoshua Hoffman, the first casualty taken from an accident scene on Interstate 95 in Argyle on Monday, Eastern Maine Medical Center was ready.
Four San Diego city firefighters have filed a complaint with the state saying their superiors forced them to participate in last month's gay pride parade, where they became targets of obscene gestures and sexual comments.
HARRISON - A fire official responding to an accident averaged 79 mph on Harrison Avenue before colliding with a civilian vehicle at a school intersection, a Westchester County investigator says.
The airplane crew has been identified as flight nurse Brian Miller, 44, from Roswell; paramedic Deanna Palmer, 40, from Arizona; and pilot Ricky Byers, 56, from Texas.
Mr. Reardon's observations on life and death during his 15 years as a Chicago Fire Department paramedic were captured by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Terkel in his 2001 book, Will the Circle Be Unbroken? Reflections on Death, Rebirth and Hunger for a Faith.
HUNTINGTON, Utah - Six miners were trapped by a cave-in Monday at a coal mine five miles from the epicenter of a small earthquake, authorities said.
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