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California Medics Hit the Streets for First Time

Hemet Fire Department using their own medics after long debate.

Posted Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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‘Donkey Ambulance’ Facilitates Transport of Pregnant Afghan Women

Apparatus helps women in labor in rural Afghanistan get proper treatment.

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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New Paramedics Join D.C. Fire and EMS Department

New hires will not be serving as “firefighter/paramedics”.

Posted Thursday, October 17, 2013

Fire Chief, 2 Ohio Paramedics Resign Amid Investigation of IV Treatment

Intravenous-fluid bags of saline were taken from a department fire hall to treat an intoxicated off-duty police officer.

Posted Friday, February 22, 2013

Inquest Jury Recommends Charging 3 Officers Who Allegedly Delayed Providing Medical Help

Derek Williams died in July 2011 after allegedly gasping for breath and begging for help for about eight minutes in a police car.

Posted Thursday, February 21, 2013

Veteran Chicago Paramedics Reflect on 38 Years of Saving Lives

The duo recalls transporting patients in the backseat of a sedan.

Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Ohio EMS Study to Show Who Pays for Providers

The study will examine how services are provided and see whether they can be done at a lower cost.

Posted Friday, August 31, 2012

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Emergency! “51 in Quarters”

Program organizers weren’t sure how many fans of the hit TV show Emergency! would show up for the re-dedication of “Engine 5,” the iconic Ward LaFrance pumper as familiar to viewers as the famous Dodge Squad 51 that Johnny and Roy rode in every Saturday night episode of the series for seven years in the 70s.

Posted Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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The Making of Rescue Workers

Read five reasons why rescue workers choose public safety.

Posted Friday, April 1, 2011


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