Exclusives
FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+RSS Feed
Fire EMSEMS TodayEMS Insider

Oregon EMT Critically Injured Following Oxygen Tank Explosion

HILLSBORO, Ore. -- The Metro West Ambulance emergency medical technician who was injured in a Sunday morning explosion has been identified as a 25-year-old man, who is also a volunteer firefighter and single father from Scappoose.

The family of Eric Nehl confirmed he is the man who received first and second-degree burns after a valve on an oxygen tank in the Metro West Ambulance headquarters in Hillsboro malfunctioned at 8 a.m. Sunday, causing the explosion and a fire.

Click here to continue reading the story.



RELATED ARTICLES

Compact Tactical Crocothyrotomy Kit with Bougie Contains Everything Needed to Perform Lifesaving Emergency Procedure

Introducing the H&H Tactical Cricothyrotomy Kit, a lightweight, compact kit designed to provide everything needed by trained personnel to quickly address...

Tornado Damages German Town

One person was killed and the town of Buetzow sustained substantial damage.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Services Pleads to Treat Heart Attack Patients

Plan to carry out emergency care is based on procedures in Seattle.

D.C. 911 Director Resigns

Director Greene has been under pressure due to several problematic incidents.

Car Crashes into California Apartment Killing Two

Woman and toddler killed while walking outside of Livermore apartment.

Train Collision in Mexico City

Two metro trains collide at platform, injuring at least 12 people.

Features by Topic

JEMS Connect

CURRENT DISCUSSIONS

 
 

EMS BLOGS

Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

Featured Careers