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Boston EMS Paramedic Earned Nearly $300,000 in 2020 as Calls Never Stopped

Payroll records show the nearly 400 EMTs and paramedics include two who earned more than $200,000 in 2020.

Watch: Some Boston (MA) Mayoral Candidates Attend Emergency Responders Forum

Four of the six Boston mayoral candidates attended a forum put on by Boston first-responders unions, with most of the candidates in attendance saying the police department was understaffed.

Hanover (MA) Firefighter/Paramedic Honored for Work on Mobile COVID-19 Care Program

Fred Freeman was recently honored with a COVID Profile in Courage award from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
The photo shows the Star of Life.

Lawsuit Alleges Mistakes and Coverup by Orleans (MA) Fire Department in Deadly Heart Attack

The family of an Orleans man who died of a heart attack in September 2016 filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the town.
Ambulances lined up around the inside of Fenway Park in 2020.

MA Ambulance Association to Honor EMS Providers with Convoy of Champions Parade

The Massachusetts Ambulance Association (MAA) will celebrate EMS professionals during the 46th Annual National EMS Week.
The photo shows a red Fall River EMS ambulance.

Fall River (MA) EMS Trailer Makes Getting Vaccinated Even Easier

This latest method of getting free COVID-19 vaccinations in the city comes courtesy of the Fall River Emergency Medical Services' newly acquired emergency-response, mobile trailer unit.
The photo shows a smiling Scott Couture

Motorcade of First Responders Escort Lawrence (MA) EMT to Funeral Services

Scott Couture was beloved by many for his compassion and empathy as an EMT, as well as his fun-loving personality that showed no bounds.

Chemical Spill at RI Medical Supply Company Hospitalizes 20 Employees

Twenty employees at Pawtucket medical supply company Bio-Detek were hospitalized for “irritant complaints.”
Brett Bertram

Plainville (MA) EMT Battling COVID-19 in Need of Help

Brett Bertram has his career built around helping others in their time of need.
New Bedford Fire Department

Three People Hospitalized, 34 Cats Killed in New Bedford (MA) Fire

In what amounted to what officials deemed a “domesticated animal mass casualty incident,” 34 cats were killed and three people hospitalized after a fire in Massachusetts over the weekend.