Ohio

Misplaced 9-1-1 Call Prompts School Lockdown in Ohio

A participant in an active shooter simulation mistakenly called 9-1-1 instead of the designated training dispatch phone number.

Posted Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Ohio Man Chases Ambulance on Foot Following Crash

The ambulance was carrying his son and he claimed he wanted to ride along to the hospital.

Posted Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Four Days on Xbox Sends Teenage Gamer to ER

After a 96-hour Call of Duty: Modern Warfare binge, the 15-year-old collapsed yesterday and was rushed to a hospital, suffering with dehydration.

Posted Friday, August 10, 2012

Ohio Responders Plugged into Electric-Car Safety

Paramedics and firefighters will learn how to respond to electric-car emergencies.

Posted Thursday, July 12, 2012

Ohio Responder under Investigation over Missing Money

The money was taken from the department's training fund.

Posted Monday, July 9, 2012

New Ohio 9-1-1 Center Finally to See Light of Day

The sheriff's dispatch center is merging with the 9-1-1 center.

Posted Friday, July 6, 2012

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Car Crashes into Ohio Crowd Injuring 30 People

Bystanders lifted the car to free people pinned underneath.

Posted Monday, June 18, 2012

Response Time Questioned in Ohio Teen's Death

Sheriff's Capt. Rob Streck: "Verona does not have an ambulance service. They contract with Phillipsburg. (The call) was dispatched per the protocols concerning medic calls."

Posted Friday, June 15, 2012

EMT Staffing a Key Issue for Ohio Fire Departments

Not enough EMTs to meet state mandates for transport is becoming common.

Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2012






 

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