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Do your loved ones have a hard time Christmas shopping for you? This guide will give them plenty of ideas for what to get the EMS professional in their life. Many of the products ...
Associated PressPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — Authorities say emergency crews have rescued a construction worker who got trapped by falling debris at a northern New York demolition ...
Vacuum mattresses can have a major drawback: their cost. At around $500 apiece, they can be too expensive for some agencies to afford. Hartwell Medical's new FASPLINT Full Body was ...
This life saving device is the most efficient means of removing a downed firefighter or victim from the "Hot Zone." The S.O.R.D (Special Operations Recovery Drag) is ...
By Scott M. Bruner EMS1 Product EditorEMTs are well versed in the importance of being able to treat patients as quickly and efficiently as possible. For trauma patients, this can ...
By Linda Bock The Telegram & GazetteSOUTHBORO, Mass. — Sure there were jokes about "balloon boy" after everyone was safe Tuesday, but it was not so funny when ...
CNNMOUNT ST. HELENS, Wash. — Rescue crews in Washington state will try again Tuesday to get to a hiker who fell 1,500 feet into the crater of Mount St. Helens volcano.The ...
By Paul Peirce The Tribune-ReviewNEW STANTON, Pa. — A Missouri truck driver was rescued Tuesday after his rig carrying about 20 tons of chocolate candy smashed through ...
By Greg FrieseI wear a helmet when I cycle and skate. I have worn a helmet when riding on a rescue snowmobile and an ATV. I see firefighters wearing helmets on the same rescue ...
By Scott M. Bruner EMS1 Product EditorEmergency responders who are looking for a way to be able to transport patients off the beaten path – or directly from a dusty, beaten ...
By Lou Ponsi The Orange County RegisterDIAMOND BAR, Calif. — Loren Allen can remember riding in the passenger seat of a Nissan Sentra and reading a book about a man who dies ...
By Matthew Margolis The Deseret Morning NewsSALT LAKE CITY — Fide canem: the creed of canine search-and-rescue organizations. These two words often adorn their logos or sit ...
By Ben Fox and Jessica Desvarieux The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An international team of rescuers unearthed a shop clerk in good condition from deep beneath ...
By Sue Manning The Associated PressLOS ANGELES — Saving a German shepherd stuck in the rising Los Angeles River was the right thing to do, the risks were slight, rescue crews ...
Man used iPhone application with first aid information to treat wounds, stay alive until rescuers found him ...
By KOAT 7ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Firefighters said it will take longer for rescue crews to get to residents who live in one particular eastside Albuquerque ...
The Evening TelegraphEAST MIDLANDS, U.K. — Ten ambulance staff are to receive a commendation for bravery for their part in the rescue of a lorry driver who was pulled from ...
The Sleaford StandardRIVER SLEA, U.K. — An ambulance crewman is being hailed a hero after he jumped into the icy waters of the River Slea in town to help rescue an elderly ...
The Sydney Morning HeraldSYDNEY, Australia — A woman who was trapped in a car hanging over the ledge of a car park in Sydney's west has been freed.Emergency crews were called ...
By Darrell R. Santschi The Press-EnterpriseSAN BERNADINO, Calif. — Two years ago this month, Wrightwood firefighter Earl Meredith joined in the grim search for one of three ...