EMS

Resource Allocation

One of the most underrated discussions in emergency services is the concept of resource allocation. There are several topics that are debated such as staffing levels and financial budgets. However, deciding where certain specialized equipment goes may be hindered by opinions. 

Fire Destroys New Jersey Ambulance Company

Ambulance company in Woodstown is destroyed by a two-alarm fire.

Fire At NJ Ambulance Company Under Control, Explosions Reported

Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Fire at ambulance company under control, explosions reported TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Fire at ambulance company under control, explosions reported A two-alarm fire at an ambulance company in Salem County, New Jersey has been brought under control. The fire broke out around 4 a.m.

Mashpee Fire Department Welcomes New Engine, Ambulance

With the introduction of a new fire engine and a new ambulance last month, the Mashpee Fire Department is ready to respond whenever and wherever it is needed. Mashpee Fire Chief Thomas C. Rullo said Tuesday, February 13, that the department put both vehicles in service on January 14, bringing the number of fire engines and ambulances to three each between the department's two stations.

Bel Air fire company ambulance damaged in N.J. crash

A Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company ambulance that been damaged in a crash earlier this month was involved in another crash Wednesday afternoon in New Jersey while being driven to the manufacturer for repairs.

Ambulance service has new vehicle | The Gazette-Democrat

The ambulance has a variety of innovative safety features which are designed for the well-being of patients and the personnel who are caring for them. Those features include a rail system which holds a cot in place in the vehicle and hydraulic stabilizing technology.

Lifeline donates ambulance

On Valentine's Day, American Medical Response/LifeLine shared the love with its donation of an ambulance to Caborca - Prescott's sister city in Sonora, Mexico. This is the third ambulance that AMR/Lifeline has donated to Caborca. The community will put its name and logo on the side of the ambulance.

Meth Lab Causes Fire in Atlantic City Casino Hotel

Police in New Jersey charged a man with setting up a methamphetamine lab that caused a fire in an Atlantic City casino hotel room, leading four floors to be evacuated.

Engine Company EMS: Using the Tools at Our Disposal

A good EMS engine company knows when to use the good sense that only training and experience can provide, writes Michael Morse.

Florida City in Mourning after High School Shooting

"Our district is in a tremendous state of grief and sorrow," said Robert Runcie, superintendent of the school district in Parkland, about an hour's drive north of Miami. "It is a horrible day for us."

Active Shooter at Florida High School, at least 17 Dead

A shooting at a Florida high school Wednesday sent students rushing out into the streets as SWAT team members swarmed in and locked down the building, and police warned that the shooter was still at large. School officials said they had received reports of multiple injuries.

Shooting at NSA Gate

One person was wounded in a shooting Wednesday morning outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade.

Rescuers Save Climbers on Oregon’s Mount Hood

One climber fell to his death and several others had to be rescued after conditions turned treacherous on Oregon's tallest peak.

EMT, Patient Killed in Ambulance Rollover in Las Vegas

AMR ambulance was transporting a patient to an after-care facility.

New Chest Compression Device for Colorado Fire Department

Victims could see West Metro Fire implement at least five of these life-saving LUCAS-3 devices by March, or in the early part of 2018.

CDP Adds Fentanyl Awareness to Training

The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Alabama, has incorporated fentanyl awareness into select training courses to address the threat of accidental exposure to the drug  by first responders.

19 Killed in Hong Kong Bus Crash

A double-decker bus lost control and crashed in a Hong Kong suburb on Saturday evening, killing 19 people and injuring dozens more, authorities in the southern Chinese city said.

LAFD Unveils Sober Unit

Pilot program uses a firefighter and homeless outreach worker to address EMS calls within the homeless population.

Three Dead in Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash

Four survivors of a deadly tour helicopter crash onto the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon were being treated at a Nevada hospital while crews tackled difficult terrain in a remote area to try to recover the bodies of three other people.

OH Ambulance Involved in Head-On Crash

At least two people are hurt after an ambulance was involved in a crash near Lebanon. The crash happened at about 8 a.m. on Route 122 just east of Red Lion village, police said. State Route 122 is closed. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is responding to the crash.
01/01/2018
Volume 13, Issue 1

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