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WNEP TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. — It was an emotional night for some first responders in Wyoming County. EMT Tom Gruen died while on duty for the Tunkhannock Ambulance Association ...
KY3.com NIXA, Mo. — Just before 4 p.m. Wednesday, the Nixa Fire District was requested for a man with chest pain in the 1200 block of Ashley Drive. When crews started to ...
Dayton Daily News FAIRFIELD, Ohio — Major back strains and blown out knees are just two examples of injuries that firefighters and paramedics suffer while trying to lift ...
By Roger Weber ClickonDetroit.com DETROIT — Fire departments around the county can get victims out of wreckage, but only if they have a power supply for the jaws of life. ...
Lake Country Sun BRAZOS RIVER, Texas — The Brazos River Authority is now equipped with a new piece of equipment to enable better patient care as the summer vacationing season ...
By Lieutenant Damon Simmons Assistant PIO, Portland Fire & Rescue At 6:39 am on January 5, firefighters from two Portland Fire & Rescue stations (Station 1 and Station 13) ...
With recent emergencies like Superstorm Sandy fresh in everyone's mind, the subject of evacuation tools has been a hot topic. How to move a lot of people in a hurry is a big ...
By Debby Woodin The Joplin Globe JOPLIN, Mo. — During the search and rescue effort after the May 22 tornado, Joplin fire Chief Mitch Randles realized the need for some ...
The Huffington PostHAMPSHIRE, U.K. — Looking at things from a dog's perspective may not be the first idea for those charged with an important task, but one company in the ...
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 ...