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Pregnant paramedics respond as dad delivers daughter

- 09/12/2014

The pregnant due walked up as an Okla. father on the phone with a dispatcher saw the head of his baby daughter


Pregnant paramedics respond as dad delivers daughter

- 09/12/2014

OKLAHOMA CITY — Two pregnant paramedics responded to a call of an Oklahoma City dad who delivered his baby daughter Monday with help from dispatch. Medics Madison White and Kacie Davis ...


Text-to-911 coming to Texas counties

- 09/08/2014

By Cindy George Houston Chronicle HARRIS, Texas — It's nighttime, you're at home alone and glass breaks downstairs. Realizing that a burglary is in progress, you hide and call ...


Ariz. scavenger hunt to help form AED database

- 09/05/2014

By Kimberly Matas The Arizona Daily Star TUSCON, Ariz. — It’s all fun and games until someone’s life is saved. That’s why the Tucson Fire Department and the University ...


NY woman waits hour for ambulance, community outraged

- 09/03/2014

New York Post NEW YORK — An elderly neighbor of Mayor de Blasio lay on the floor with blood gushing from her head while waiting nearly an hour for an ambulance to answer repeated 911 ...


Dispatcher mistakes with new 911 system rock Fla. county

- 08/31/2014

By Brittany Wallman Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Four weeks after adding Fort Lauderdale to the new, countywide 911 emergency dispatch system, county officials are investigating ...


Fla. dispatcher hangs up on mom with baby locked in hot car

- 08/27/2014

He faces disciplinary action after saying the child had to be in distress and hanging up; a good Samaritan smashed the window


Fla. dispatcher hangs up on mom with baby locked in hot car

- 08/27/2014

By Elizabeth Behrman Tampa Tribune TAMPA, Fla. — A New Tampa mom is still surprised about - and Tampa police are investigating - the response she got after calling 911 for help when ...


Pa. suburbs to get 911 text messaging

- 08/14/2014

By Jessica Parks The Philadelphia Inquirer MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. — Soon, residents in the Pennsylvania suburbs will be able to reach 911 dispatchers by text message. Montgomery, ...



Ambulance took 19 minutes to reach fatally shot professor

- 08/01/2014

By Matt Gutman ABC News TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — It took paramedics 19 minutes to arrive at the home of a Florida State University professor shot in his garage after a neighbor called 911 ...


Inside EMS Podcast: Why can't EMS and dispatch get along?

- 07/25/2014

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week's Inside EMS podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the recent story about medics ...


Mo. hospitals upgrade software to improve ambulance responses

- 07/22/2014

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Two hospitals in Springfield are implementing software upgrades after a woman with congestive heart failure waited 37 minutes for an ambulance in December. The health ...


Father beats babysitter molesting his son, calls 911

- 07/19/2014

The Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A Daytona Beach father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after finding him sexually abusing his 11-year-old son early Friday morning, police ...


Idaho plans new $9.5M county dispatch center

- 07/17/2014

By Cynthia Sewell The Idaho Statesman ADA COUNTY, Idaho — In a sense, 911 dispatchers are the first first-responders. They are the initial point of contact during an emergency, and ...


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