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Fla. Law Would Sideline Health Privacy in Life-or-Death Situations

It aims to increase the use of publicly-accessible AEDs.

Posted Monday, February 27, 2012

Fla. Fire Officials Agree to Audits in Effort to Provide Ambulance Service

They believe they can provide a better service at less cost to taxpayers.

Posted Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Florida EMS Tax Likely to Rise Again

Only a few months after officials hiked property taxes 46% to pay for EMS, they're talking about raising the rate again.

Posted Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Responders Use Pet Oxygen Masks to Save Animals' Lives in Fires

Although pet oxygen masks have been used for decades by veterinarians, their use in the field by first responders has been building for a decade.

Posted Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Baby Found in Florida Freezer

Baby found in Fla. freezer

Posted Thursday, February 2, 2012

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Florida Highway Crash Questions Authority to Close Roadways

Federal transportation agencies have never issued guidelines on when to close roads due to fog, fires and dust storms.

Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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Body of 11th Victim Found in Fla. Highway Pileup

Third victim was found inside a Dodge pickup truck.

Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2012

EMS Debate Far from Resolved in Florida

LaSala came up with a plan to cut costs by paying all firefighter-paramedics the same wage from county funds.

Posted Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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At Least 10 Killed in Fiery Florida Highway Pileup

Aftermath resembled a Hollywood disaster movie.

Posted Monday, January 30, 2012


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