To help manage resources during COVID-19 and a shortage of health care providers, Mecklenburg EMS is changing how it responds to 911 calls.
A man discharged from the hospital stole an ambulance and led police on a 100 mph chase.
An Allentown man and his 14-year-old nephew died in a fire in July 2020 because a Lehigh County 911 dispatcher did not understand his pleas for help in Spanish and hung up the call.
Battalion Chief Stephen Davis, a 14-year veteran of fire/rescue, “was terminated on the grounds of failure to follow a direct order,” OCFR spokesperson Lisa McDonald said.
San Diego's new ambulance provider has made great progress meeting city expectations, a City Council committee was told Wednesday.
With staffing shortages, ambulances providers are rethinking the way they respond to calls.
A volunteer for an emergency medical services squad in Lacey who works as a full-time police dispatcher in town admitted this week to stealing $4,690 from the volunteer organization.
The video shows the physical force Brad Cox used on Kyle Vess was more violent and prolonged than previously known.
Ballots were mailed to all employees at San Luis Ambulance Services on Oct. 1.
SFD says it does not expect the staffing to hobble first-response efforts.