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Readers share their comments on JEMS and JEMS.com articles.

Posted Wednesday, December 2, 2009

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Deadly Utah Cave to be Closed

Nutty Putty is now closed until a decision is made about its future, Leavitt said. Cannon said the sheriff's office wouldn't give an opinion about whether it should remain open.

Posted Monday, November 30, 2009

Illinois EMS Crews Participate in Countywide Disaster Drill

The disaster drill scenario asked EMS crews in Augusta, Ill., Carthage, Ill., Hamilton, Ill., and Warsaw, Ill., to respond to various problems brought about by a 4.8 magnitude earthquake.

Posted Thursday, September 24, 2009

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Md. Technical Rescue Team Picks Driver Off 40' Embankment

The vehicle left the roadway jumping the curb and sped down a steep 40-foot embankment.

Posted Friday, September 18, 2009

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Woman Rescued from Remote Maryland Trail

U.S Park Police and members of the Montgomery County Fire Department worked together on Sunday to rescue a woman who was injured in a remote area of Great Falls.

Posted Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Teen Recalls Being Buried Under Sand

The family of a 17-year-old Connecticut teen who was buried up to his neck on a Rhode Island beach is warning others about the dangers of digging holes in the sand.

Posted Friday, August 28, 2009

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Hurricane Amy Drill Tests Responders

The North Carolina Division of Emergency Management says this practice was made possible because of federal grant funding. This is the first time the state has put on a practice this large.

Posted Friday, August 14, 2009

Video: Dozens Rescued from Calif. Coaster

San Jose fire Capt. Scott Kouns says the last of 24 people stranded on the park's Invertigo Roller Coaster were removed Monday evening.

Posted Tuesday, August 11, 2009

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Dangerous Suspension: Understanding suspension syndrome & prehospital treatment for those at risk

How would you treat a patient who was suspended in a harness for 10 minutes? If you said "recovery position," think again.

Posted Thursday, July 30, 2009


 

 

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