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Conn. EMS agency stuffs an ambulance for EMS Week

- 05/17/2015

The Weston Forum WESTON, Conn. — Weston Volunteer EMS is kicking off EMS Week with a return of the Stuff an Ambulance event at Weston Center this Saturday, May 16, beginning at 9 a.m. Stuff ...

Veterans Day parade to feature restored WWII ambulance

- 11/08/2014

KTVN RENO, Nev. — A remodeled 1942 Dodge Army ambulance will be featured in the annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Reno on Tuesday. The WC-54 ¾-ton vehicle is owned by ...

W.Va. schools discuss mandated CPR training

- 10/22/2014

By Samuel Speciale The Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In a corner meeting room on the Capitol’s fourth floor Tuesday, a group of representatives performed cardiopulmonary ...

Sandy Hook Elementary evacuated after bomb scare

- 10/02/2014

The Associated Press NEWTOWN, Conn. — Newtown's schools superintendent says a bomb threat phoned in to the Sandy HookSchool that forced its evacuation was "complex," but ...

Mishandled response brings Fla. EMS under critical eye

- 09/24/2014

By Christina Griffiths WTXL MAYO, Fla. — Residents in Lafayette County continue to voice their concerns about the county's Emergency Medical Services. Monday night, they brought ...

Duty to act: What does your SOP say?

- 06/19/2014

By Anthony Mangeri, American Military University There have been several stories of public safety personnel, on and off duty, failing to meet the response expectations ...

Firefighters, EMTs grant dying hospice patient's last wish

- 06/17/2014 KIRKLAND, Wash. — A man in Kirkland, Washington, got his last wish, thanks to the compassion of the local fire district and caregivers at his hospice care center. The patient, ...

Community rallies around recovery of injured EMT

- 05/24/2014

By Jesse Leavenworth The Hartford Courant MANCHESTER, Conn. — Friends, coworkers and teammates are rallying in support of Carolyn Edwards, a beloved emergency medical technician who ...

10 steps for starting a CERT program in your area

- 05/07/2014

By Shana Nicholson, American Military University For almost 20 years, I have been an active member of the emergency medical services (EMS), fire science, and public safety ...

EMS community rallies around medic facing third kidney transplant

- 04/25/2014

By Chelsey Stark Times-News BURLINGTON, N.C. — Kyle Buckner has spent 16 years saving lives of Alamance County citizens as an EMS worker. Now, he’s getting help from the community ...

EMT with brain aneurysm making miraculous recovery

- 04/09/2014

Lehigh Valley Live SNYDERSVILLE, Pa. — Rob Kramer said he's too stubborn to be a vegetable. The former Wind Gap EMT and volunteer firefighter suffered a brain aneurysm in January ...

Tenn. cracks down on 911 misuse with clever campaign

- 03/21/2014

The Tennessean NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In a call to 911, the little girl said she was trapped in the trunk of a car, sending Nashville police into a scramble to find her on the highway. When ...

Man who died in 'mishandled' drowning leaves $400K to responders

- 03/20/2014

By Sally Ho Chicago Tribune ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — His last call for help might have been mishandled, but Henry Laseke left $400,000 for local emergency responders in his will after ...

'Burger King baby,' now EMT, seeks birth mom

- 03/11/2014

The Associated Press ALLENTOWN, Pa. — In 1986, a newborn wrapped in a red sweater was found abandoned in the bathroom of a fast-food restaurant. Nearly three decades later, the baby ...

'Tyler's Troops' go to R.I. for birthday celebration

- 03/07/2014

Responders from around the world have sent Tyler Seddon, 7, birthday cards, gifts and cheer

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