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N.Y. EMTs Recognized for Fighting Pit Bull Off of Patient

EMT partners Dewey Mendonca and Garfield Smythe have been nominated for a Liberty Medal in the Bravest category by the FDNY for fighting a pit bull off of a patient.

Posted Thursday, October 6, 2011

N.Y. Man Arrested for Posing as EMT

The man also claimed he was a Red Cross volunteer.

Posted Thursday, October 6, 2011

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Helicopter Goes Down in NYC East River

Pilot and three others were pulled alive from the water by rescue crews.

Posted Tuesday, October 4, 2011

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Begins Taking Applications

Fund is intended to help people who became ill after working at Ground Zero.

Posted Monday, October 3, 2011

Suicide Attempt Sickens Six in New York

Firefighters found a man dead in a running vehicle.

Posted Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Jewish Female EMTs Plan to Join All-Male Ambulance Corps

Some in the tight-knit, ultra-conservative communities in Brooklyn are outraged.

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 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

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Bus Caught in Harlem Collapse; Over a Dozen Injured

City bus struck during collapse.

Posted Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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Bariatric Evacuation Proves Challenging for Providers

SeniorCare EMS successfully evacuates bariatric patients during Hurricane Irene response.

Posted Tuesday, September 13, 2011


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