On 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina paramedic and EMS director recalls responding and helping people
By Sara Wagner
NEW HAVEN, Ind. — This weekend marks the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The storm devastated the Gulf Coast, killing nearly 2,000 people and destroying ...
STODDARD COUNTY, Mo. — Emergency officials in Stoddard County now have a faster and easier way to get multiple patients to the hospital.
A new "ambulance bus" has been ...
The new vehicle is a faster and easier way to get multiple patients to the hospital
By Binaj Gurubacharya
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal's government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward ...
By John Hultgren
The morning of Wednesday, April 3, 1974, began with a forecast of warm air with a chance of rain, maybe thunderstorms, for the eastern half of the United States.
By noon, ...
By Andrew Dalton, Jon Antczak
LOS ANGELES — A dangerous storm system blamed for two deaths in Oregon, thousands of power outages in Washington and flooded roadways ...
LINCOLN, Neb. — Minutes after two F-4 tornadoes ripped through Pilger, Nebraska, a state patrol helicopter was airborne, transmitting real-time video images a hundred miles away ...
By Sam Wheeler
MEDFORD, Ore. — A locally-developed emergency preparedness kit is garnering national attention for its usefulness in helping elderly and vulnerable populations ...
By Joe Napsha
GREENSBURG, Pa. — Sister Thomas Joseph Gaines was a tireless worker for others, whether as a chaplain for more than 30 years at John J. Kane Hospital ...
Newly-released audio details dispatch response moments after the mudslide that killed at least 14 as rescuers continue the search for survivors
As an increasingly desperate search progresses, the official death toll rose to 16, with the possibility of 24 dead once bodies are confirmed
The Associated Press
ARLINGTON, Wash. — With search and cadaver dogs leading the way, rescuers using small bulldozers and their bare hands pushed through sludge strewn with splintered ...
There have been "no signs of life" as search and rescue teams scoured miles of debris covered in quicksand-like mud
The Associated Press
ARLINGTON, Wash. — First there was a "whoosh." Elaine Young said she thought it might be a chimney fire, a rush of air that lasted about 45 seconds. But ...
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At EMS World Expo 2012 last month, I joined Chief Skip Kirkwood in facilitating a conversation about...