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Firefighter Struck at FL Crash Scene; One Dead

A pickup truck driver ran into a firefighter while she was responding to a crash on U.S. 19, killing the driver and critically injuring the firefighter.
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Port Orange (FL) Ambulance Times ‘Satisfactory’ For Now, Says New Fire & Rescue Chief

Volusia County’s ambulance transportation service, EVAC, responds to around 80,000 calls per year, resulting in 62,000 patient transports to local hospitals.
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Port Orange (FL) Fire Chief Says Ambulance Times Are ‘Satisfactory,’ for Now

Months after a verbal altercation with Volusia County officials over ambulance service led to the firing of then-fire chief Ken Fustin, his replacement says ambulance service in the city is "satisfactory" for now.
AMR Sumter County ambulances are lined up as one with flashing lights prepares to leave.

American Medical Response in Sumter County (FL) Launches, Enhances ET3 Program

AMR in Sumter County has been selected as participants to implement the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) Model.
Firefighters and tech rescue team members at Surfside collapse

Report: Evidence of Extensive Corrosion in Collapsed FL Condo

Video released by a team of federal investigators shows more evidence of extensive corrosion and overcrowded concrete reinforcement in a Miami-area condominium that collapsed in June.
The photo shows the inside of an ambulance.

COVID-19 Is Pushing Tampa Bay’s Ambulance Service to Its Limits

Emergency medical services are facing unprecedented call volumes of all types and making adjustments to cope as COVID-19 tips the system to its limits.
The photo shows the front of an ambulance with its emergency lights on.

Volusia County (FL) EMS Struggling Under the Weight of COVID

The service is struggling amid the lingering COVID-19 pandemic and a short supply of paramedics.
An emergency vehicle arrives at Wolfson Children's Hospital next to Baptist Heart Hospital.

‘Bracing for the Worst’ in FL COVID-19 Hot Zone

As quickly as one COVID patient is discharged, another waits for a bed in northeast Florida, the hot zone of the state's latest surge.
Seminole County emergency vehicles.

Seminole County (FL) Fire Chief Asks Public to Limit 911 Use

High call volumes and transports because of COVID-19 has put ambulance availability “below acceptable levels.”

Brevard County (FL) Asks Residents to Limit 911 Calls as COVID-19 Overwhelms Hospitals

Brevard ranked 25th in the nation for the rate of COVID-19 infections as of Wednesday.