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The Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The computer systems that connect 911 callers to Los Angeles Fire Department rescuers broke down repeatedly last month, ...
Focus of a social media campaign during an emergency should be on increasing situational awareness for the public and reducing further damage, harm or injury during ongoing ...
By Gregory Bogosian EMS1 Contributor The following is paid content sponsored by Verizon Many of us are familiar with Verizon in our daily lives, from the cell phones on our hips, ...
NYDailyNews NEW YORK — After three days of Emergency Medical Service computer crashes that forced New York’s 911 operators to use pen and paper for emergency calls, the ...
FDNY says no calls were missed and operators instead used pen and paper ...
NYPost.com NEW YORK — A move to modernize city ambulance records has become a technical nightmare for city EMTs, who told The Post the system is leading to delays and slower ...
By Ivan Pereira amNewYork NEW YORK — The firefighters union is again calling on the city to overhaul the 911 call-taking system, saying it delayed the FDNY from reaching a ...
The Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES, Calif. — With the aim of improving 911 response times, a new Los Angeles city councilman is pushing for a far-reaching plan to expand the ...
The incident comes amid harsh criticism of the city's beleaguered emergency response system ...
The Sentinel Stoke STAFFORDSHIRE, England — Mark Hemmings died in agony after being continually refused an ambulance to take him to hospital. The 41-year-old had been struck ...
NEW YORK — Four firefighters and a supervisor were exposed to bacterial meningitis last month after they were given wrong patient information by a 911 dispatcher. NYDaily ...
Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Detroit Police Chief James Craig vowed Friday to get to the bottom of a service failure that shut down the city’s police and emergency ...
Times Record SALLISAW, Ark. — The Federal Communications Commission ordered LeFlore County officials to get consent from Sequoyah County officials for its radio signals that ...
All right readers, time to chime in: What was your most ridiculous 911 call? I'm sure that each one of us can recall an incident that left us shaking our heads in amazement, so ...
The communications center is the head of any public safety operation. Without an effective operation in place, it is a challenge to maintain operations with any level of ...
Union says lack of employee training have exacerbated problems in the EMS system ...
TIPP CITY, Ohio — A Tipp City firefighter is accused of stealing city owned pagers. A fire department spokesman says Brandon Wolters is on paid administrative leave during ...
Nearly all 50 calls that flooded in during 35 minutes came from within a mile of the plant after blast ...
WEST, Texas — Taking video of what he must have thought was a big from a safe distance, Erick Perez was knocked back when the West Fertilizer company's plant exploded ...
WEST, Texas — "We need every ambulance you can get this way. A bomb went off inside here; it's pretty bad. We've got a lot of firemen down." Those were the ...