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Emergency Officials Say Preparation Helped

Reno hospital officials say regional disaster preparedness helped them be prepared for twice as many casualties as they handed in Friday's deadly air race crash.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011

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Report from Reno on the Reno Air Show MCI

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman on Reno crash and MCI details.

Posted Saturday, September 17, 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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Volume IV: On Stable Ground

Providers in Shanksville, Pa., respond to a scene without patients.

Posted Saturday, September 10, 2011

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Volume III: Strike on the Pentagon

There were 23,000 people working in the Pentagon on 9/11.

Posted Saturday, September 10, 2011

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Volume II: Safe Harbor

Few knew about the hundreds of patients treated on the New Jersey piers.

Posted Saturday, September 10, 2011

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9/11 EMS Providers Offer Powerful & Compelling Words

Find out why we chose the title "Out of the Darkness" for our 9/11 digital supplement.

Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2011

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A Paramedic Reflects on 9/11 USAR Operations

Join Steven Kanarian, an urban search and rescue paramedic, in his remembrances of and lessons learned from 9/11.

Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2011

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EMS Responders Share Untold Stories of 9/11

Providers reflect on the long-lasting effects of Sept. 11, 2001, a day that produced some of the most complex and stressful responses in EMS history.

Posted Thursday, September 1, 2011


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