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A former Vinton paramedic pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges of possessing child pornography.
PHOENIX - Authorities confirmed that more than a dozen Phoenix firefighters and one Mesa police officer are connected to a steroid investigation being conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
MCKEESPORT - Not long ago, Barbara Procup of McKeesport was watching a cable news channel when she saw a segment on surgical oxygen masks for pets that some EMS teams are using to save dogs and cats that have suffered smoke inhalation during fires.
The hottest PGA major championship on record forced more than 200 people to seek medical attention during the four-day event.
ENCINITAS ---- Two Carlsbad Fire Department paramedics transported a patient to Scripps Encinitas' emergency room shortly before midnight Thursday on what they thought would be a routine medical call.
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.
PARADISE-- Rescue personnel spent two hours Sunday rescuing a quadriplegic women after she took a 75-to-80 feet fall off a cliff alongside a park trail.
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.