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Lauderhill, Fla., Fire-Rescue Lt. Jeff Levy took time out of his San Diego vacation to pull an 11-hour shift working triage at the San Diego Chargers' stadium Wednesday for fire victims.
A new emergency services building in southern Cedar Falls, Iowa, is reducing response times by three to four minutes.
The union representing about 500 Portland-area EMTs and paramedics called its members out of touch with reality when it abruptly disowned the bargaining unit last month.
Three people charged with assaulting former Clinton-Hickman County (Ky.) paramedic John Snow will likely be tried in another county because of pretrial publicity. The assailants were angry with Snow for photographing victims injuries and posting them online.
New Dakota County (Minn.) Communications Center dispatch facility will debut $6.3 million in computer gear.
Rescuers from around Eastern Washington learned what to do when disaster strikes in recent classes that included a simulated WMD air strike.
A Texas paramedic was indicted on charges of having child pornography images on his home computer.
Kate Leidiger had an interesting first week on the job with Rural Metro. In addition to working long shifts with little downtime, the San Diego EMT also met Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and President George W. Bush.
The results of a recently published study state the health effects of some laser printers could be similar to a drag on a cigarette.
Tuesday s drill tested Middlesex County s plans for the bulk distribution of medication to thousands of first responders in the event of a bioterror attack.