Natural Disasters

Second Firefighter Dies in Area

Posted Sunday, July 27, 2008

Small Town, Big Fire

Once in a while, fate knocks us off our feet when we realize we may have dodged a bullet.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Record Deployment: FEMA activates plan to send hundreds of vehicles to Texas

American Medical Response was ready to fulfill its obligations to FEMA when asked.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Pending Diagnostic Device

In the future, measurement trends and pertinent data could be stored in a handheld NcIQ Data Management System device, giving you data for as many as 20 patients simultaneously.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

Small Town, Big Fire

Once in a while, fate knocks us off our feet when we realize we may have dodged a bullet.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

San Diego Firestorm 2007

In late October, San Diego's elected leaders, public safety agencies, paramedics, EMTs and other health-care professionals managed to pull off one of the smoothest mass emergency medical response operations in history.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Surge Capacity

A disproportionate number of federal and state grants are allocated to fire services, with EMS getting a small share of what's left. What happens when the unthinkable occurs and all resources are already deployed?

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Going Mobile

From Iowa to California, agencies are increasing their portability.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Got Wireless Alerts?

California plans to implement wireless emergency alerting in the near future.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008


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