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EMS News Reports

News Reports

Paramedics stood by as man died, Toronto inquest says

- 01/30/2012

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

- 01/26/2012

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

- 01/19/2012

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'

- 01/12/2012

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

- 01/09/2012

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. ...

EMS1 2011 Year in Review

- 12/27/2011

As 2011 comes to a close, we reflect on the biggest EMS stories and issues of the year. Check out some of the best and most striking images and videos of the year, ...

Caught on camera: Roadside care of prostitute in Okla.

- 12/15/2011

Host Rob Wylie takes a look at the incident that caused a stir with the local community and the lessons your department can learn.

In defense of EMS advocacy

- 12/09/2011

A news report out of Tulsa, Okla., highlights how the local system spent almost half a million dollars on EMS lobbying efforts in 2009, some of that on first-class travel and expensive hotel ...

Video: Chief defends medical treatment of prostitute at roadside

- 12/06/2011

A fire chief says the "best care possible" is offered to all patients in the wake of a clip released by a self-titled video vigilante of a suspected prostitute in need of treatment.

Mo. EMTs design kid-friendly ambulance

- 11/29/2011

A few years ago, University of Missouri Children's Hospital's pediatric transport team picked up infant twins who both needed ventilation.

The ambulance had room for a mobile incubator ...

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