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Houston Woman Rescued after Car Plunges into Bayou

Two police officers pulled the woman from the water and began administering first aid, including CPR.

Posted Friday, December 9, 2011

Texas Fashion Editor Injured after Walking into Spinning Propeller

Scruggs lost her left hand in the accident, plus suffered head, brain and shoulder injuries.

Posted Tuesday, December 6, 2011

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EMS Disaster Preparedness for Natural Gas Explosions

When EMS providers encounter a natural gas explosion, they should be ready to perform multiple functions on the scene.

Posted Monday, November 21, 2011

San Antonio EMS Service Gets Grant to Upgrade Air Ambulances

San Antonio AirLife has received a grant that will help it upgrade its helipcopters for low-visibility flying.

Posted Thursday, November 17, 2011

Houston Fire Chief Revises Dispatch Policy

Nearly 7 percent of the low-priority EMS calls turned out to be patients who needed ALS.

Posted Friday, November 11, 2011

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15 Injured, One Dead in Texas University Bus Crash

Bus hit a concrete culvert and did a complete roll, ejecting several passengers.

Posted Saturday, November 5, 2011

One Worker Dead, Another Missing in Texas Sewer

One worker was apparently overcome with fumes and another tried to save him.

Posted Thursday, November 3, 2011

Family Questions Houston’s Ambulance Response after Daughter’s Death

Critics call it a serious problem with the city's new emergency dispatch system.

Posted Thursday, November 3, 2011

Zapata County (Texas) to Gain Paramedic Training Next Spring

For the first time in the program’s history, the EMT-Paramedic Certificate program will be offered outside of Laredo.

Posted Wednesday, November 2, 2011


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