New Jersey

False Emergency Test Alert Leads to Confusion in N.J.

Verizon sent the alert to customers in three counties, warning of a "civil emergency" and telling people to "take shelter now."

Posted Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Flying Squirrel Becomes Trapped in New Jersey ER

Squirrel was trapped in a trauma room at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

Posted Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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EMS Disaster Preparedness for Natural Gas Explosions

When EMS providers encounter a natural gas explosion, they should be ready to perform multiple functions on the scene.

Posted Monday, November 21, 2011

N.J. Paramedic Injured in Crash

He was responding to a call about a burned child when the accident occurred.

Posted Friday, November 18, 2011

Ambulance Struck by Hit-and-Run N.Y. Taxi Driver

The yellow New York City cab fled the scene.

Posted Monday, October 24, 2011

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N.J. EMS Captain Dies Following Response

He went into cardiac arrest en route to the hospital.

Posted Tuesday, October 4, 2011

First Responders Deal with Emotions after Their Work Is Done

They're sometimes left with no outlet to handle what they've seen and done.

Posted Monday, October 3, 2011

EMSA Exec Asks House Panel to Extend Medicare Payments

EMSA President Stephen Williamson warned House panel members that if ambulance service payments expire later this year, it will force services to cut back or discontinue service altogether.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011

N.J. Ambulance Collides with Car during Response

An ambulance responding to a call for a teenage pedestrian struck by a school bus collided with a car.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011


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