An international EMS competition this month may have taken place in the Dead Sea region of Israel, but the Sussex County (Del.) EMS team’s performance was far from dead — their exceptional performance saving lives in emergency scenarios (although simulated) earned them third place out of 37 teams from across the globe.

Sussex County EMS, an annual participant in the JEMS Games competition at the EMS Today Conference and Exposition and 2005 gold medal winners, are thrilled with their international win. Paramedics Holly Donovan, Stuart Hensley, Jill Wix and Robbie Murray comprised the team that flew to