DUBAI — A customised Lotus Evora is being hailed as the “fastest ambulance in the world”, able to race to injured people at 185mph.
The oil-rich emirate ...
By Liz Navratil
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Pittsburgh’s acting EMS chief said Wednesday that he is reviewing the paramedic response to a fatal Glen Hazel shooting ...
By Ben Weathers
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Adding ambulances and changing call and dispatch procedures have helped reduce average paramedic response times by 27 percent, according ...
SAN FRANCISCO — The future of Joanne Hayes-White as San Francisco’s fire chief will be debated Thursday at a closed door meeting of the San Francisco Fire Commission — ...
SUNDERLAND, U.K. — A six-year-old U.K. girl lay stranded with a suspected broken back for nearly three hours, despite five calls for an ambulance.
Kiera O’Brien fell off a bouncy ...
By Andrea DeMeer
PRINCETON, British Columbia — A mix-up involving paramedics caused chaos for an area family last Wednesday morning.
BC Ambulance Services has launched ...
By Gina Damron
Detroit Free Press
DETROIT — Detroit's firefighters will be trained as medical first responders — a move aimed at decreasing response times and helping the ...
LITTLETON, Colo. — It’s a new twist on an old service. Littleton Fire Rescue is launching two new programs to get emergency crews out the door faster, safer and with the goal ...
The emergency ready SUVs free up ambulances and fire trucks for more serious calls, and reduce patient bills
Officials say he was treated immediately by a paramedic on the sidelines after complaints that an ambulance took too long to arrive
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — When Olathe East Senior Linebacker James McGinnis collapsed on the football field Friday, people in the stands were upset, saying it took the ambulance ...
By Leah Small
PETERSBURG, Va. — Improvements to the city's emergency services had Petersburg's 69-year service provider, Southside Virginia Emergency Crew, ...
With unreliable, decades-old technology, Detroit firefighters have had to rely on improvised hacks to know when there's an emergency
By Tresa Baldas
The Detroit Free Press
DETROIT — Detroit is so broke that firefighters get emergency alerts through pop cans, coins, door hinges, pipes and doorbells.
And they make ...
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