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Off-duty EMT does CPR on victim in fatal crash

- 09/19/2014

By Laurie K. Blandford Treasure Coast Newspapers STUART, Fla. — Scott Cannon knew Tuesday's fatal crash on U.S. 1 was bad when he stopped at a red light at Palm City Road. The ...


Firefighters help passenger on flight with medical emergency

- 09/17/2014

A firefighter and his two groomsmen, who are also firefighters, were on their way to Las Vegas for a bachelor party when they jumped into action


Firefighters help passenger on flight with medical emergency

- 09/17/2014

FirstCoastNews.com JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Three Jacksonville Firefighters acted quickly in mid-air to help a passenger with a medical emergency on-board a flight from Houston to Las Vegas. "We ...



Ga. firefighter battling flesh-eating bacteria after river rescue

- 09/16/2014

The Augusta Chronicle AUGUSTA, Ga. — While hiking with friends at Sa­vannah Bluff Heritage Pre­serve in North Augusta on Aug. 31, Ian Buckley saw what appeared to be a head in ...


Off-duty EMT honored for saving drowning boy at lake

- 09/12/2014

The News Gazette MONTICELLO, Ill. — Crystal Alexander was definitely the right person in the right place at the right time when she helped rescue a drowning boy at Clinton Lake this ...


Off-duty EMT, nurses save man with CPR

- 09/04/2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — An off-duty EMT and two nurses sprang to action when a 65-year-old man went into cardiac arrest on the Virginia Beach boardwalk on Friday. “I turned around ...


Off-duty EMT, nurses save man with CPR

- 09/03/2014

They sprang to action when he went into cardiac arrest on the Virginia Beach boardwalk


Commuting firefighters free injured passengers in Chicago airport shuttle crash

- 08/29/2014

They were driving behind the bus when it crashed near O'Hare Airport; 4 were seriously injured


Commuting firefighters free injured passengers in Chicago airport shuttle crash

- 08/29/2014

Chicago Tribune Chicago — Two firefighters on their way to work were the first at the scene of a shuttle bus crash at O'Hare International Airport this morning, helping to free the ...


EMTs on dinner break detect carbon monoxide

- 08/29/2014

Huffington Post LONG ISLAND, N.Y. Two EMTs having dinner at an Applebee's restaurant on Long Island found themselves suddenly back on the job Tuesday night when their portable carbon monoxide ...


Off-duty medic delivers daughter on roadside

- 08/29/2014

The Associated Press LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. — Lincolnwood officials say an off-duty paramedic delivered his baby girl on a Chicago expressway. Daniel Lynch of the Evanston Fire Department ...


Garbage man seeks off-duty medic who saved his life

- 08/25/2014

WPFB PALM CITY, Fla. — Waste Management garbage collector Alex Spitznagel was tossing a garbage can into a truck when he suffered a heart attack and fell down on July 21. He became unconscious ...


EMT softball player treats opponent during game

- 08/15/2014

By Anna Jauhola The Daily Republic MITCHELL, S.D. — A Mitchell firefighter who was playing softball helped save a fellow player's life Tuesday evening at the ballpark. Zach Dalrymple, ...


Off-duty medic honored for cardiac arrest save using mobile app

- 07/24/2014

By Rick Bella The Oregonian CLACKAMAS, Ore. — Scott Brawner, a firefighter-paramedic for Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, received an award Monday from a neighboring fire district ...


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