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He received an EMS Hero Award after a hysterical mother knocked on his door with her 2-month-old baby who wasn't breathing ...
He jumped over a fence and began the Heimlich maneuver when an 11-year-old raised his hands to his throat during a watermelon-eating contest ...
The EMT was returning to headquarters after a long day, when she pulled over to help a woman standing on a concrete barrier of a highway bridge ...
She has made a signficant recovery a year after her ex-boyfriend shot her twice in the head and once in the abdomen, and thanked the medics who treated her ...
He was honored by the Department of Defense for helping to assemble medical supplies for the N.C. Army National Guard to use for training ...
His parents tracked down the medics who saved him from a near-fatal anaphylactic attack and invited them to his birthday bash ...
He was working out when the app PulsePoint alerted him on his phone that someone in the parking oh his health club had suffered sudden cardiac arrest ...
The dispatcher and crisis negotiator convinced the gunman to surrender in part through their calm demeanor ...
With his bare hands, he bent the locked door in half from the top down; the glass shattered and he pulled the driver to safety ...
They were ankle-deep in water, and saved the man's life by delivering an electric shock while at an air show ...
When he mentioned his desire to attend his son's graduation during a hospital transport, and EMT who lost her father talked to her supervisor and got the ball rolling ...
The monument was dedicated in remembrance of the first five EMS and fire professionals who died in the line of duty ...
She's served for more than two decades and is responsible for the district's basic life support training ...
Ed, who had been a forest ranger with a passion for the outdoors, wanted to be among nature one last time ...
They were part of different crews and happened to be at the hospital on separate calls when a woman ran into the ER saying a baby was being born in the parking lot ...
A medic and a patient suffered only smoke inhalation due to his quick actions ...
She was at work when someone ran into her office and asked if anyone knew CPR; she got her certification this year ...
All three responders said that they immediately fell back on their training, which helped ensure a safe delivery even if the circumstances weren't ideal ...
Skyler James was saved by Charlie Heflin in 1995 when her birth mother abandoned her in a cemetery ...
Two officers performed CPR and shocked the downed bagpiper for 5 minutes until paramedics arrived. ...