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For-Profit EMS and the Battle Over 911 EMS Response

Leaders of this growing industry face an unusual business obstacle: Firefighters.

Posted Monday, April 18, 2011

First Responders in Maine Oppose Limits to PTSD Benefits

Bill aims to reduce litigation and avoid "unreliable" workers' compensation claims.

Posted Friday, April 15, 2011

Tennessee Council Delays Ambulance Vote, Approves Trash Pickup

Fire Department's request to run an ambulance service was a heated and emotional one.

Posted Thursday, April 14, 2011

Florida Officials Address Slow EMS Responses

EMS officials have argued that lights and sirens can endanger other drivers.

Posted Monday, April 11, 2011

New Mexico Cancels Town's Ambulance Certificate

Village had been potentially liable for a $10,000 fine.

Posted Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Canadian City Officials Unhappy Over Needed EMS Upgrades

Report says there are "outstanding issues-"

Posted Friday, April 1, 2011

Officials Change Course in Case of Injured Massachusetts Firefighter/Paramedic

Selectmen abandon their efforts to change Firefighter Newcomb's benefits.

Posted Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Criminal Complaint Filed Against Florida County EMS Chief

Charges are latest in Collier County feud.

Posted Thursday, March 24, 2011

FICEMS Seeks Input On Federal Government In EMS

Deadline for input is April 18, 2011.

Posted Friday, March 11, 2011


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