EMS

Temperatures Rise in Ambulances, Leaving People in the Heat

NBC 5 Investigates has learned that half the front-line fleet of more than 40 ambulances at the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department have air conditioners that don't work properly.

Bristol Fire Department Gets New Ambulance, Aerial Fire Truck

ABC57 News in South Bend, Ind. covers all of Michiana including St. Joseph, Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte and Marshall counties in Indiana and Berrien, Cass, Van Buren and St. Joseph counties in Mich.

Chicago Paramedics Hurt When Man Throws Brick Through Ambulance Window

The incident happened Thursday in Woodlawn. Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published These are selected by the writer and confirmed by the editor Sources Cited - + As a news piece, this article cites verifiable, third-party sources which have all been thoroughly fact-checked and deemed credible by the Newsroom in accordance with the Civil Constitution.

NJ Shuts Down Delran Emergency Squad

DELRAN - State regulators have shut down the Delran Emergency Squad, saying its chief lacks an EMT certification and has tried to thwart an investigation. "You may not, under any circumstances, operate as a BLS (basic life support) service provider," Scot Phelps, New Jersey's paramedic director, said in a letter announcing the squad's summary suspension.

Wisconsin Firefighter Killed, Others Injured in Natural Gas Explosion

An explosion rocked a Wisconsin community after a contractor struck a natural gas main in a downtown area filled with bars and other businesses, injuring two firefighters and a police officer, authorities said.

Rescuers Save All 12 Boys, Coach from Flooded Thai Cave

All 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the Thai navy SEALs said Tuesday, ending an 18-day ordeal that riveted people around the world.

Metropolis (IL) Fire Department Temporarily Suspends Response to Medical Calls

The Metropolis Fire Department has temporarily suspended responding to medical calls as of this past Saturday, according to a memo signed by the mayor. The memo sent out by Metropolis Mayor Billy McDaniel said the fire service will no longer respond to medical emergencies.

At Least Five Dead by Active Shooter in Maryland Business

Authorities describe Annapolis incident as “active and ongoing.”

One Dead, 12 Injured in Texas Hospital Construction Explosion

Bob Harrell, the Coryell County emergency manager, said all of those killed or injured were construction workers and not hospital staff or patients.

Man Protesting VA Burns Self in Front of Georgia Capitol

A man who called himself a military veteran and says he was disgruntled with the Veterans Affairs system strapped fireworks to his chest and lit himself on fire Tuesday in front of the Georgia Capitol.

Two Dead, One Injured, in Detroit Plane Crash

Video shows person escaping flaming wreckage.

Gunman Opens Fire on San Diego Police Officers and Firefighters

A man opened fire on police and firefighters at a San Diego condominium, wounding two officers and sending bullets into nearby units before he was found dead, authorities said Sunday.

25 Injured in Apartment Explosion in Germany

Twenty-five people were injured, four of them severely, during an explosion that destroyed an apartment building in the western German city of Wuppertal.

Quick Response from Firefighters, Police Saves OH Man in Cardiac Arrest

Conner O’Halloran, Troy Kolar, Robert Tieche Jr., and Matthew Ozanich relate a cardiac arrest call in which responders worked together to achieve a successful outcome.

Report: Chicago Medics Covered Teen Gunshot Victim with Sheet, But He Hadn't Died

A teenage boy died early Tuesday, more than 20 hours after he was shot in the head at a party on the Near West Side and his body covered with a sheet as paramedics treated others who were hit by gunfire.

Lake Norden getting new ambulance

The Lake Norden Ambulance District is getting a new ambulance, thanks to lead donations by Agropur Cheese and Ingredients and First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard. Each business donated $25,000. "The PREMIER Organization is proud to support the Lake Norden Ambulance District,'' said PREMIER CEO Dana Dykhouse.
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3 Hurt In Crash That Flips Ambulance In North Salem

CLOSE NORTH SALEM - Three people suffered minor injuries on Sunday when an ambulance collided with a car and overturned, closing the intersection of Hardscrabble Road and Daniel Road for about an hour, near the Interstate 684 off-ramp. The North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps ambulance was not transporting patients at the time.

Talking Trucks & Equipment—AXIS™ Smart Truck Technology

Chris Mc Loone talks with Jeff Zook, marketing manager for connected solutions, IDEX Corporation, about AXIS™ Smart Truck Technology, a secure system that is engineered specifically for the fire service.

LFR Adds New Ambulance To Fleet To Combat Lagging Response Times

Lincoln Fire and Rescue aims to respond to emergency calls in eight minutes or less, but firefighters say that doesn't always happen. According to the department's annual reports, in 2016, it was happening 87.5% of the time, but that number dropped to 82% in 2017.

Dayton Fire Department Upgrades Emergency Vehicles

The Dayton Fire Department has two brand new emergency vehicles to help serve the community.

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