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Emergency personnel respond to the scene where a group tubing on the Dan river went over a dam on Thursday, June 17, 2021 near Eden, N.C.

Three Dead, Two Missing after Tubers Go Over NC Dam

Three people are dead and two remain missing after a group floating down a river on inflatable tubes went over a dam in North Carolina, authorities said.
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Sampson County (NC) Official: ‘We’re Going to Kill Somebody In the Direction We’re Going’

A request for six paramedics is poised to go unfilled in a proposed 2021-22 Sampson County budget.

Transylvania County (NC) Cardiac Patients Can Now Receive Care at Pardee UNC Health Care

Pardee designated a PCI Capable Hospital for Brevard and Transylvania County residents by NC EMS Medical Director.

NC Paramedic Hospitalized After Ambulance Fire

A paramedic in Jacksonville, North Carolina, was hospitalized after an Onslow County EMS ambulance caught fire early Tuesday morning.

Ambulance, Car Collide Head-On in Rolesville (NC)

The accident occurred at the intersection of Rogers Road and Jeffries Lane on Friday.
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Wilmington (NC) First Responders Focus on Mental Health

"What we learn over time is that you can't unsee what you have seen but you can try and cope with it in a positive way."
The photo shows the front of a white ambulance on the left and the front of a white ambulance bus from Brunswick County EMS.

Brunswick County (NC) EMS Response Times Above Average

Brunswick County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina. Its emergency services is working to keep up with that growth.
A tactical van from Caldwell County, North Carolina, sits on stand-by at a staging area in Boone, N.C., on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

Deputy Killed, Another Shot in NC Standoff

A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy was killed and another wounded in a shooting that prompted a standoff.
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Attorneys Office for Utah and introduced as evidence at a trial shows fentanyl-laced fake oxycodone pills collected during an investigation.

Social Isolation During Pandemic Driving Up Drug Overdoses, Guilford County (NC) Officials Say

EMS used to run about five opioid overdoses a month back before 2014. We're it's running three to seven a day.
Cleveland County EMS

Cleveland County (NC) Invests in New EMS Base

Cleveland County is investing $125,000 in a new EMS base to help reduce response times.