Woman Killed, Five Others Hurt in Portland (OR) Car Rampage

A motorist drove into people along streets and sidewalks in Portland, Oregon, on Monday, killing a woman who was dragged beneath the wheels.

Too Hot to Handle: Prehospital Stabilization of the Burn Patient

January 25, 2021 - 1 PM EST / 12 PM CST / 10 AM PST / 6 PM GMT

Delivered in a logical and pragmatic format, this presentation delivers case studies to highlight the role of EMS in the stabilization of the burn patient including discussion of initial triage, fluid resuscitation, intubation decisions, inhalation injuries and treatment interventions. Emergent care and stabilization of the patient with a thermal injury can determine both short-term and long-term outcomes, including survivability. Vivid photographs and interactive slides complement this session.

Please join us for this event sponsored by Columbia Southern University.

Management Education of Personnel During COVID-19

Now available for on demand viewing.

When COVID-19 struck the United States, fire and EMS Agencies had little time to rethink and recreate the way they communicated with, trained and reviewed material with their personnel both on and off duty. Traditional classroom training and briefings were impossible. Join us for this powerful webcast to learn how Davie (FL) Fire Rescue and Fort Lauderdale (FL) Fire Rescue managers responded to the challenge and implemented and improved processes to communicate with, update, and educate their personnel.

This event sponsored by TargetSolutions.

Strengthening the Chain with High-Performance Teams and Community CPR

This event was recorded and is now available for on demand viewing.

The world has changed because of COVID-19, but cardiac arrests continue and so does the need for quality CPR and a strong chain of survival. Join Davie FD, the leaders of the Florida Resuscitation Academy for an interactive discussion on implementing high-performance CPR and developing a community CPR program.

This event sponsored by Laerdal.

Security forces work at the site of a deadly bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. Iraq's military said twin suicide bombings at the Bab al-Sharqi commercial area in central Baghdad Thursday ripped through the busy market killing over two dozen and wounding over 70, with some in serious condition.

Twin Suicide Bombings Rock Central Baghdad

Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital Thursday.
Firefighters work next to a damaged building at Toledo Street following an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. A loud explosion of unknown origin has partially destroyed a six-floor-tall building flanked by a school and a nursing home in the center of Spain's capital, Madrid.

Madrid Blast Linked to Gas Leak

A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak ripped the facade off a residential building in central Madrid on Wednesday, killing two people and injuring more.
This frame grab from video provided by WNEP-TV shows authorities at one of the scenes in a string of multiple shootings, late Monday, June 18, 2021, in Monroe County, Pa. Authorities say at least four people have been injured in the string of shootings that prompted a shelter-in-place order for some residents north of Mount Pocono.

Four Hurt in String of PA Shootings

Shots rang out on Monday not far from each other in at least four different areas of Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

Feds Urge EMS to Prepare for Potential Unrest Ahead of Inauguration

EMS providers should be prepared for unrest ahead of the Inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden next week, according to memo from the federal government.
Smoke fills the walkway outside the Senate Chamber as supporters of President Donald Trump are confronted by U.S. Capitol Police officers inside the Capitol, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington.

Four Dead as Capitol Building is Overrun

One was shot in the chest by Capitol Police. Three other people died from medical emergencies during the long protest on and around the Capitol grounds.
In this Monday, June 20, 2016 file photo, smoke from wildfires burning in Angeles National Forest fills the sky behind the Los Angeles skyline.

Feds Calculate Riskiest, Safest Places in the United States

Of the more than 3,000 counties, Los Angeles County has the highest ranking in the National Risk Index.
First responders investigate the scene.

Businessman, Family Die when Plane Hits MI House

A small plane flying from Georgia crashed into a house in southeastern Michigan, killing the pilot and two family members.
In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, the Molson Coors facility is seen in Milwaukee.

Fewer Mass Shootings Occurred in 2020

The number of mass shootings that happened in public was the lowest in more than a decade.
Illinois bowling alley shooting

IL Bowling Alley Shooting Leaves Three Dead

A U.S. Army special forces sergeant based in Florida has been charged in an apparently random shooting at an Illinois bowling alley that left three people dead and three wounded, authorities said Sunday.
Clark McIlvain and Kathleen McIlvain hold a photo of their son, Charles McIlvain.

Families of 34 California Boat Fire Victims Grieve, Advocate

The families have formed a group they're calling "Advocacy34" to push for strengthened boating regulations and requirements for passenger vessels, such as improved fire and safety training protocols and the installation and use of monitoring devices that would ensure there's a night watch on deck.

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