EMS

Auto Extrication: California Pin Job

Two vehicle collision with entrapment in Riverside County.

Pipe Bomb Strapped to Man Explodes in New York City Subway

The explosion triggered a massive emergency response by police and firefighters both above and below ground, tangling subway and bus service at the nearby Port Authority bus terminal.

One Dead, Two Severely Burned in Pennsylvania Fire

Firefighters from several stations responded to the Gloucester Township fire.

Summerville (SC) Medical Unveils Special Ambulance for Children

Summerville Medical Center unveiled on Tuesday its first-ever pediatric ambulance, which medical staff hopes will provide a less scary experience for children who find themselves riding in it. With innovative technology and advanced healthcare capabilities, the new ambulance-owned and operated by MedTrust-is quite different in appearance and features than a typical one.

Apartment Fire Kills Four, Injures Over 20 in Germany

One person was severely injured after jumping from the roof of the burning building.

Virginia Fire Department Takes Over EMS

Radford City Fire Department resumes EMS and city ends service with Carilion.

Painesville Township (OH) Fire Department Gets New Emergency Vehicles

The Painesville Township Fire Department recently welcomed two new emergency vehicles to Station No. 3. The rescue squad, which was recently placed in service, is a unique blend of a new engine and the "box" of the old unit. Fire Chief Frank Huffman said the former 2006 Ford 6-Liter Diesel Squad had multiple engine problems and became costly to repair.

Reno Active Shooter Incident Ends with Gunman Dead

Gunman opened fire from eighth floor of a high-rise condo.

FDIC 2018 Preview: Man vs. Machinery

Video preview of a FDIC 2018 presentation 

Chicago Woman Critically Injured, Trapped in Fence

Paramedics found the woman with her head trapped between the bars of a fence. 

South Carolina Firefighter Seriously Injured in Crash

18-year old Starr firefighter injured in crash while headed to EMT training.

American Medical Response Sets Up Ambulance Base in New Rochelle (NY)

A national emergency services company is aiming to fill the void left by the collapse of TransCare EMS last year that left area towns and health care facilities with a shortage of ambulance crews. American Medical Response of Greenwood Village, Colorado, bought TransCare's certificates of need, allowing it to provide basic life support, advanced life support and ambulance services in Westchester and New York City.

Call Volumes Through The Roof For Paramedics, Who Call For $3.3m Hike

Citing a steady rise in call volumes and worsening ambulance response times, Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services is seeking a significant budget increase - $3.3 million extra - to add the equivalent of 23 full-time paramedics. "In my opinion it's a must-do, we need more resources to handle the call volume," EMS Chief Bruce Krauter told the Star Monday.

Nation’s Worst Nightclub Fire Influences Safety Codes, Burn Care

While no one knows exactly how the fire started, its influence on fire and safety codes and on the medical treatment of burn victims still resonates.

11 Hurt in Virginia House Fire

13 people were inside the Roanoke house when the fire began.

Philadelphia Firefighters Rescue Man Pinned in Trash Truck

Philadelphia firefighters rescued a man trapped in the compactor section of a garbage truck.

Fire Apparatus: Rescue 50 Accident Response

Rescue 50 assists Station 54 with a motor vehicle accident.

11 Dead in Fire at Black Sea Resort

Fire in resort hotel in Batumi killed 11 people and injured 21 others. 

Four Injured in Medical Plane Crash in Maine

Plane engine caught fire shortly after taking off from Northern Maine Regional Airport.

Charlottesville (VA) Fire Department Purchases First Ambulance in 50 Years

The Charlottesville Fire Department is in the process of purchasing its first ambulance in more than 50 years.
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