FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+RSS Feed
Fire EMSEMS TodayEMS Insider

Vegas Performer Burned in Fire Stunt

LAS VEGAS - An officials says a member of magician Steve Wyrick's stunt crew is recovering from injuries after fire engulfed the staging area of a holiday act billed as a "Death Drop."

Wyrick representative Lindsey Rathjen told the Las Vegas Review-Journal for a Monday report the unidentified man was treated by paramedics and was expected to fully recover.

The incident occurred Saturday in front of Fourth of July revelers on the Las Vegas Strip in front of the Planet Hollywood resort.

Wyrick had been shackled near the box, which was to be lifted by crane 80 feet in the air before the illusionist was to escape while ropes burned and the box crashed on flaming spikes.

As the audience watched flames being extinguished, a helicopter landed nearby with Wyrick inside.


Information from: Las Vegas Review-Journal, http://www.lvrj.com


Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival to Begin Collecting Data to Measure CPR Quality

Data will assist in providing uniform reporting metrics back to agencies to assist with their internal quality improvement efforts.

Epileptic Effect: The Aftermath of a Seizure isn’t Always What it Seems

You and your partner are dispatched to a 60ish-year-old female with signs and symptoms of a possible stroke.

Thorough Assessment is Crucial in Patients with Respiratory Distress

Accurate observation and treatment go a long way when considering all causes of respiratory distress.

Oklahoma City & Tulsa EMS Become First System to Adopt ResQCPR as a Standard of Care

Today the Medical Control Board for the EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Okla., unanimously voted to approve the ResQCPR system by ZOLL a...

Tilt Angle Significantly Affects CPR

Test on pigs show patient tilt angle can have a positive effect on cerebral perfusion.

ZOLL ResQCPR™ System Receives Premarket Approval from the FDA

Chelmsford, Mass.— ZOLL® Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, today announced that the company&rs...

Features by Topic

Featured Careers




Learn about new products and innovations featured at EMS Today 2015


JEMS Connect




Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts