Illinois Paramedics Attacked by Bees While Trying to Rescue Fisherman

Responders & the patient received some stings before making it to the ambulance


 
 

CBS Chicago | | Friday, July 27, 2012


VIDEOS

Multimedia Thumb

Bee Swarm Complicates Rescue of Illinois Fisherman

It started out as a rescue mission for paramedics, and ended as a rescue mission of their own.
more >





DES PLAINES, Ill. (CBS) – Paramedics already had a tough job Wednesday when they were called to pluck an injured fisherman from the banks of the Des Plaines River. A swarm of bees only complicated things.

Firefighters from Des Plaines got an emergency call and rushed to the site of an injury 20 feet below the Golf Road bridge at the river. A man had fractured his ankle while fishing on a steep embankment.

Click here to continue reading the story.





Bee Swarm Complicates Rescue of Illinois Fisherman


Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: News, rescue mission, bees

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

 

 

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Progress

Follow in the footsteps of these inspirational leaders of EMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Tennessee County EMS Shows Off CPR Tool

Lucas 2 in service in Bradley County.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Abilene Loses Helicopter Service

Native Air leaves city with only one air helicopter service.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

D.C. Fire Chief Proposes another Controversial Ambulance Plan

Staffing change will leave immediate neighborhood without fire apparatus.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

FDIC 2014 CHAT: MIKE MCEVOY AND A.J. HEIGHTMAN

Mike McEvoy and A.J. Heightman discuss some new EMS technology at FDIC 2014.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


More Product Videos >