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Sun Prairie (WI) EMS Receives $200K Grant for At-Home Medical Care

The program will run from late June 2021 to the end of March 2022.
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Barron County (WI) Launches Rescue Task Force

Barron County Emergency Services recently created a countywide Rescue Task Force capable of responding in the event of a an active shooter.
In this Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, a man uses a cell phone in New Orleans.

Racine County (WI) Launches Text-to-911 Service

Anyone experiencing an emergency in Racine County is now able to send a text message to the Racine County Communications Center to relay information.
Brandon Jones

Madison (WI) Firefighter/Paramedic Knows ‘Inherent Risks’ Come with Job

There have been many calls Brandon Jones went on as a Madison firefighter and paramedic where he could have been infected with COVID-19.
In this Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021 image from video made available by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, a pickup truck falls off an elevated highway in Milwaukee.

Driver Who Plunged Off WI Ramp Thankful to Be Alive

A driver who survived when his pickup truck plunged about 70 feet off a slippery interchange exit ramp in Wisconsin said he feels thankful to be alive.

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call

A career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an EMS call.
Kelly Raether

WI Fire/EMS Squad Reports COVID-19 Line-of-Duty Death

Kelly L. Raether was a 15-year member of the Town of Ixonia Fire Dept. & Emergency Medical Services.
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Tri-State Ambulance (WI) Implements Telemedicine in the Ambulance

The new equipment lets doctors look at patients in the ambulance through a camera and allows face-to-face communication before the patient arrives at the hospital.

Deer-Grove (WI) EMS Looks to Expand

The department is looking to grow by doubling its number of full-time paramedics.

FBI Joins Investigation after WI EMT is Attacked, Burned

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has reportedly joined the investigation into an alleged racist attack on an 18-year-old EMT in Wisconsin, according to a report.