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 ...
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Fire Department recently called a private ambulance company to help with medical emergencies during a busy Saturday night.
On Aug. 30, 12 fire engines had been ...
By Eric Robinette
OXFORD, Ohio — The city of Oxford has reopened discussions with College Corner about providing EMS service to the Preble County portion of the village.
A grand jury ruling that an EMT was “negligent but not criminal” in a 2013 ambulance collision at a red light that killed an 18-year-old girl is a tragic reminder that we work in ...
New York Post
NEW YORK — An elderly neighbor of Mayor de Blasio lay on the floor with blood gushing from her head while waiting nearly an hour for an ambulance to answer repeated 911 ...
By Barrie Barber, Tiffany Y. Latta and Andy Sedlak
Dayton Daily News
DAYTON, Ohio — A CareFlight helicopter taking a patient to Miami Valley Hospital was forced to circle for nine minutes ...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — In an emergency scenario, there is always the danger that an ambulance gets stuck in traffic and can't get to the location in a timely manner.
Now, a ...
They voiced concern about not taking the gunshot victim to the hospital, but in the end listened to a Vanderbilt ER doctor who told them not to transport
RICHLANDS, N.C. — Richlands Volunteer EMS Rescue serviced has been suspended from responding to certain medical calls in light of a state investigation into a complaint filed against the ...
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