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Welsh rugby player breaks leg, waits 3 hours for ambulance

- 01/09/2015

BBC News SWANSEA, Wales — An investigation has been launched after a rugby player with a broken leg was left waiting on the pitch for three hours for an ambulance to arrive. Luigi ...


Welsh response times slowest since 2011

- 01/05/2015

BBC News WALES — The number of ambulances hitting the target response time for the most urgent calls has fallen to its lowest level for three years. Only 51 percent of urgent emergency ...


New ALS ambulance service launched in Texas community

- 01/02/2015

By Jayme Fraser Houston Chronicle SUGAR LAND, Texas — Sugar Land will launch its own ambulance service Thursday, a decade after the suburb southwest of Houston expressed dissatisfaction ...


Medic puts out fire in fatal Ky. highway collision

- 12/30/2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A paramedic on the scene of a collision began attacking a fire so that responders could extricate a man in one of the involved vehicles. He used at least three fire ...


Dispatcher resigns after Pa. address mix-up

- 12/23/2014

By Charlotte L. Jacobson The Citizens' Voice WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — The Luzerne County 911 Call Center employee who sent emergency crews to a Wilkes-Barre address instead of a Kingston ...


Man dies waiting for ambulance; firefighter's union blames dispatch

- 12/16/2014

Responders have been complaining for weeks that new dispatch technology isn’t working; this incident is one example of that


Man dies waiting for ambulance; firefighter's union blames dispatch

- 12/16/2014

WASHINGTON — D.C. officials have launched an investigation into why it took as long as 22 minutes to get help to a dying man. MyFoxDC reported that the incident happened last week when ...


Private ambulance services to bid for Ala. EMS calls

- 11/23/2014

Montgomery Advertiser MONTGOMERY, Ala. — When an emergency erupts anywhere in Autauga County, the City of Prattville Fire Department dispatches ambulances to the site of the 911 call, ...


San Diego may put off ambulance contract until 2017

- 10/30/2014

Voice of San Diego SAN DIEGO — It was three mayors ago when the city of San Diego decided to see whether it could get a better deal on its ambulance services. Now it looks like the decision ...


Va. 911 misuse stretching EMS resources thin

- 10/29/2014

By Allison Brophy Champion The Daily Progress CULPEPER, Va. — Due to abuse of the local 911 system, at least one seriously injured woman was forced to suffer. That's according ...



'Fastest ambulance in the world' unveiled in Dubai

- 10/18/2014

The Independent 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 ...


Pa. EMS chief reviews response time to fatal shooting

- 10/16/2014

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 ...


Md. medics cut response time by 27 percent

- 10/14/2014

By Ben Weathers The Capital ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Adding ambulances and changing call and dispatch procedures have helped reduce average paramedic response times by 27 percent, according ...


Commission debates SF fire chief's future

- 10/11/2014

KTVU 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 — ...


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