A new board will take over at Southern Berks Regional Emergency Medical Services in wake of an ongoing state probe into financial mismanagement at the nonprofit ambulance company.
A reorganization of the Mequon Fire Department, which the chief says is top-heavy with supervisors and wasteful in spending, is set to go forward Monday after an informal blessing this week by city leaders.
Whatcom County (Wash.) fire districts may soon exercise broad review powers over proposed developments, in the wake of a ruling Monday by Whatcom County Superior Court Judge Charles Snyder.
EMS units across New Jersey are suffering from a shortage of responders -- one aspect of New Jersey's EMS system that could collapse without immediate action, a report released Friday found.
Whatcom County Superior Court Judge Charles Snyder rules in favor of the fire district, ordering the Whatcom County hearing examiner to take another look at the question of whether fire suppression and emergency medical services would be adequate to serve four proposed new developments in the Birch Bay area.
A new homeland security document calls for the creation of a central database to track the availability of emergency equipment to ensure that local and regional organizations are not spending tax dollars on equipment they could get one town over.
The cost of overseeing the region's ambulance contractor, AMR, will increase by 19 percent over this year and 178 percent over 2006 under a proposal scheduled for Colorado Springs City Council approval Tuesday.
New Jersey's EMS system is in a "state of near crisis" and requires an urgent, fundamental overhaul that should include the creation of a new state division and the transfer of EMS responsibilities to cities and towns, a long-awaited report says.
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