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Hero of the Week: Off-duty EMS pulls man from burning car

- 12/12/2014

We all know there’s no such thing as truly being ‘off-duty’ for dedicated EMS professionals, and this Boston area EMT on his way to a Christmas party is a great demonstration ...


Off-duty Mass. EMT pulls man from burning car

- 12/08/2014

BOSTON — An off-duty EMT on the way to a Christmas party stopped to help when he saw a collision on the Neponset Bridge, and pulled over to help. “I was just coming over the top,” ...


Off-duty Ohio paramedic killed in construction accident

- 11/14/2014

AVON LAKE, Ohio — An off-duty firefighter working a construction job died Thursday afternoon when a wall collapsed on him. The Chronicle-Telegram reported that Avon Lake firefighter ...


Off-duty medic helps rescue man stuck in ravine

- 10/16/2014

He witnessed a driver veer off the road and down an embankment, and sprang into action


Off-duty medic helps rescue man in crash down hill

- 10/16/2014

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — An off-duty paramedic sprang into action after witnessing a driver veer off the road, down and down a 25-foot embankment into a ravine. Medic Tim Green was passing ...


Off-duty medic creates stretcher to move injured boater

- 09/25/2014

OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. — An off-duty paramedic came to the aid of a man who slipped and fell at Lake Jacassee and sustained critical injuries. The medic heard calls for help after the man ...


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


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