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Las Vegas EMS Plans for Possible New Year's MCI

 

 
 
 

Bruce Evans, MPA, NREMT-P | | Friday, February 20, 2009


EMS on the Las Vegas Strip during New Year's Eve, also known as America's Party, is not all fun and games. It's a well-orchestrated, closely coordinated process between two private ambulance companies, two metropolitan fire departments and a complex array of law enforcement services. Typically, right after each year's event, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department




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Bruce Evans, MPA, NREMT-PBruce Evans, MPA, NREMT-P, is the EMS chief of the North Las Vegas Fire Department and the fire-science program coordinator at the College of Southern Nevada. He’s also chair of the Health and Safety Committee of the NAEMT, a member of the FESHE steering committee at the NFA and a JEMS editorial board member. Contact him at hawkeyeems@aol.com.

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