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Beach Safety and Rescues

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2008

Katrina Responder Nominated for All-Star Challenge

EMT Ashely Meyn of Kenner, La., is seeking community votes to win $10,000 and a weekend at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Challenge.

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2008

Charleston College Student Killed in Accident with Ambulance

Emily Salisbury, 22, of Charleston was killed Tuesday when her car was hit by a passing ambulance in Charleston, S.C.

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2008

911 Transcript Released from Cottonwood, Minn., Bus Crash

The Lyon County sheriff's office released transcripts Wednesday of the 911 calls from the Cottonwood, Minn., bus crash Feb. 19 that killed four students and injured 15.

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2008

Stolen Pa. Ambulance Corralled; Man Charged

A Manor, Pa., man allegedly tried to find a faster way home after tipping a few. Louis E. Bevilacqua, 33, was charged Tuesday with stealing a Mutual Aid ambulance from outside a convenience store.

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2008

Paramedics Provide Better Care for Cardiac Patients

Southern California residents are likely to get faster, better treatment for cardiac arrest by calling 9-1-1 rather than walking into an ED.

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2008

Pace of Paramedic Hiring Annoys Philadelphia Council

Philadelphia City Council members are impatient with the pace of paramedic recruitment at the fire department.

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2008

Georgia Fire Departments Offer Free Diabetes Screening

District 1 Councilor Jerry "Pops" Barnes pushed to have free diabetes testing offered at a dozen Columbus, Ga., fire stations, a healthcare initiative that kicks off today.

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2008

Florida Crane Collapse Kills Two

Posted Wednesday, March 26, 2008


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