Washington

Washington State Dispatcher Sends Mom to Rescue

A 911 dispatcher in Washington state called on her own mother to rescue a stranded boater in the Columbia River, knowing her mother could kayak to the area faster than sending the sheriff's office patrol boat.

Posted Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Pedestrians Killed, Injured in Seattle Crash

Paramedics revived a non-breathing infant on the scene.

Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2013

D.C. Firefighters Transport Stroke Victim in Fire Engine

Southeast incident is the third one involving an ambulance responding from far away.

Posted Friday, March 8, 2013

Drunks in Washington May Pay for 'No Ride' Ambulance Calls

Chief: “Virtually every call we have generates an overtime expense."

Posted Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Seattle Woman Allegedly Bites Firefighter, Beats Boyfriend with Child Strapped to Chest

The woman also threatened to kill a police officer.

Posted Friday, January 18, 2013

Seattle Man, Hit by Bus, Continues To Starbucks

Injured man walked a block to a Starbucks while his head was bleeding.

Posted Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Woman Buried in Washington Avalanche Rescued Unharmed

Crystal Ski Patrol was able to quickly locate and rescue the skier.

Posted Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Microbial 'Missing Link' Discovered after Former EMT Impales Hand on Tree Branch

The infected wound contained a bacterium that scientists say could be used to block disease transmission by insects.

Posted Friday, November 16, 2012

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With Pot Legal, Responders Worry About Road Safety

Setting a standard comparable to blood-alcohol limits has sparked intense disagreement.

Posted Thursday, November 15, 2012






 

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