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EMS News Reports

News Reports

EMS student, patient killed in Ohio ambulance crash  - 

An ambulance rear-ended a flatbed truck carrying lumber near an Ohio hospital Wednesday, killing the ambulance driver and the patient, who was being taken to a doctor's appointment, authorities said.


Product coverage from EMS Today 2012  - 

EMS Today 2012 in Baltimore this past weekend was an astounding event. Several new products were introduced here for the first time anywhere and have enormous potential. ...


Medics, police join forces in 'booze response units' in UK  - 

Paramedics and police have joined forces to provide rapid response for alcohol-fuelled revellers ...


Technology predicts EMS run locations in Mich.  - 

Thousands and thousands of emergency calls come into the control center at Life EMS in Grand Rapids. The results are then mapped out for the dispatchers and used to predict the future. Ambulances ...


Tributes paid to fallen Va. paramedic  - 

Tributes are being paid to the Va. paramedic who died after falling from an overpass into a creek Wednesday night.

Joshua Weissman, 33, who was hired as a Medic I for the Alexandria ...


Paramedics stood by as man died, Toronto inquest says  - 

It took 35 minutes and three 911 calls before emergency workers began rescue efforts for a man dying of a heart attack in the lobby of a downtown apartment building, a coroner's inquest heard ...


Woman suing Calif. city over responder job  - 

A former San Diego State University student who was supposed to make history with the Carlsbad Fire Department said her chance to be the city's first female firefighter ended in controversy. ...


Rescuers blast holes in search for missing cruise ship passengers  - 

Italian naval divers exploded holes in the hull of the grounded cruise ship, trying to speed up the search for the missing while seas were still calm. Navy spokesman Alessandro Busonero told ...


Texas ambulance service director: 'First month great'  - 

A month into providing rural Taylor County with ambulance service, leaders of South Taylor Emergency Medical Service (STEMS) say their new role is going smoothly. Taylor County Commissioners ...


Responders help Alaska town dig out from snow dump  - 

Dozens of National Guard troops have arrived in Cordova to help the Alaska fishing town dig out from massive snows that have collapsed roofs, trapped some people in homes and triggered avalanches. ...





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