Extrication And Rescue

Trauma Team Works Outside the ER

Posted Sunday, June 28, 2009

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Crushed

Get a first-hand account of how proper treatment of Crush Syndrome helped save Sgt. John McLoughlin, who was trapped under World Trade Center rubble for 22 hours.

Posted Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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Communications, Interoperability Are Key in D.C. Metro Response

We talked with Dr. James J. Augustine, D.C. Fire & EMS medical director and a JEMS editorial board member, about last night's train crash and rescue operations.

Posted Monday, June 22, 2009

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EMS Responds to D.C. Rail Transit Collision

Two Metro trains collided at about 5 p.m. EDT on Monday. Rescue workers from the Washington, D.C. area are working at the site.

Posted Sunday, June 21, 2009

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Many Injured in D.C. Metro Train MCI

Several people, including a female train operator, were killed and many more were injured when two Metro trains collided in the D.C. area during rush hour on Monday, June 22.

Posted Sunday, June 21, 2009

Rescuers Raise Calf from Well

An emergency rescue team from the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine helped rescue a Holstein calf trapped in a well.

Posted Tuesday, June 16, 2009

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Crews Find Third Body Inside N.C. Slim Jim Plant

Authorities say they have found a third body inside a Slim Jim factory in North Carolina a day after an explosion wrecked the building.

Posted Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Richmond School Evacuated after Gas Detected

Richmond, Va. officials have evacuated a high school because of a strong gas odor.

Posted Tuesday, June 9, 2009


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