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Teammate Terry Backman was there to save him, on the same field in the same park, when he collapsed from a heart attack last summer, and again last Sunday ...
He joined the fire service at the age of 18, and is both a wealth of knowledge and inspiration to others in the department ...
The 2013 tragedy inspired him to start doing all the things in life he wanted to do, and the race association honored him by inviting him to run in April ...
Both rescuers are dads of young kids themselves and say that's what prompted the idea while working to free a family from a stuck elevator ...
Clive Fire Department Assistant Chief Tony Collins happened to be celebrating his 53rd birthday at the pub and rushed forward to start CPR ...
The Md. medic said she just did what came naturally to her when she rushed through the thick smoke, found the woman and brought her outside ...
EMT Jennifer Hesselbein: "Without his efforts and bravery, I can say that I would not be here today" ...
Kevin Lassiter of Worth Medical Center was selected for getting Worth County and Phoebe Worth Medical Center active in the community ...
An unknown EMT who was participating in the walk stopped and began CPR on the man; a trooper also grabbed an AED and used it on the man until an ambulance arrived ...
EMS veterans Khadija Hall and Shaun Alexander were off-duty when they heard shots and saw the officer down; they began treating him with their tech bag ...
Zavier Stephan Morgan Pestana was born prematurely as rescuers gave him CPR on the way to the hospital ...
PASCOAG, R.I. — A boy who has been diagnosed with leukemia for the second time is about to celebrate his seventh birthday, and wants to receive cards from his favorite ...
Nathan Allen Smith was an EMT, volunteer firefighter and a veteran who served in Afghanistan; hundreds paid their respects as he was laid to rest ...
The 19-year-old slammed his car into a tree and was in a coma; medic Jason Budlong thought he would be in a vegetative state forever and is happy to be wrong ...
The Oregonian TUALATIN, Ore. — Paramedics from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue in Beaverton delivered two babies in the back of ambulances during a 24-hour period Friday ...
The 83-year-old actor/director performed the Heimlich maneuver on the tournament director at a volunteer dinner after choking on a piece of cheese ...
"There are a few ambulances, but they’re more or less glorified taxis. There's no pre-hospital care," David Gunter said ...
JACKSON, Miss. — An off-duty EMT helped rescue five young adults involved in a car crash Sunday morning. WLOX reported that Jonnequia Cavett, a certified firefighter-EMT with ...
WALTHAM, Mass. — A 14-year-old girl survived after being pinned under a car Thursday afternoon through the rescue efforts of off-duty police officers and a firefighter. WCVB ...
The nurse witnessed the wreck and removed the boy as the pickup began to catch fire ...