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EMTs Train in Self-Defense to Stave Off Increase in Patient Attacks

Volunteer EMTs learn how to effectively protect themselves from combative patients.

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Massachusetts Man Attacks Fire, EMS and Police during Truck Fire

Personnel on the scene were treated for minor injuries.

Posted Monday, July 16, 2012

Emergency Radio Button Helps Save Pennsylvania Ambulance Crew

Telecommunicators recognized for helping EMTs during a hostage situation.

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Paramedics Find Baby in Refrigerator during Suicide Call

Man became violent and yelled that he had killed his child.

Posted Friday, May 4, 2012

Pennsylvania Man Pepper-Sprays State Trooper during EMS Call

Kelley claimed Fairchance EMS was infringing on his territory.

Posted Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Virginia Man Stabs Firefighters, Shoots at Others after Car Wreck

Man pulled out a gun and fired on crews that had responded to the crash.

Posted Monday, March 5, 2012

Naked Man Assaults Firefighters on EMS Call

They were able to hold him down until police arrived.

Posted Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Georgia Man Dies after Fighting EMT and Paramedic

Deputy shocked him with a stun gun after he attacked a paramedic and firefighter.

Posted Friday, June 24, 2011

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Nearly 150 Hurt in Vancouver After Stanley Cup Rioting

Most of the rioting victims were treated at St. Paul's Hospital in downtown Vancouver

Posted Thursday, June 16, 2011


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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