California

Orange County Fire Authority Loses Management of Ambulance Contracts

State officials strip OCFA of selecting contracts for county.

Posted Monday, February 3, 2014

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City Officials Dispute Coroner’s Findings in Death of San Francisco Crash Victim

Internal hemorrhaging at issue when victim is struck by fire apparatus.

Posted Thursday, January 30, 2014

LAPD Begins Training with Combat-style Trauma Kits

Kits come after audit finds low number of officers with first-aid training.

Posted Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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Buildings Still Vulnerable 20 Years after Los Angeles Earthquake

City doesn’t track “soft-story” buildings or require mandatory repairs.

Posted Friday, January 17, 2014

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Video Raises Question of Patient Abandonment in San Francisco Airliner Crash

Coroner concluded victim was alive prior to having been run over.

Posted Thursday, January 16, 2014

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Five Injured, Two Dead, in California Group Home Blaze

Caretaker critically injured trying to rescue residents.

Posted Wednesday, January 8, 2014

California Fire, EMS and Police Departments Review Training for Active Shooter Incidents

Multiple departments review cooperation during response.

Posted Monday, December 30, 2013

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Driver Survives Plunge over California Cliff

Firefighters waded into the surf to rescue the driver.

Posted Monday, December 30, 2013

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13 People Injured in California Tour Bus Crash

Bus went off an interstate ramp and into a drainage ditch.

Posted Monday, December 23, 2013


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