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