EMS1 columnist Kip Tietsort explains the proper stance for surveying a scene, and taking a defensive approach in case you're attacked by surprise.
By O'Ryan Johnson
BOSTON, Mass. — A Boston EMT is living an “absolute nightmare” after he was bitten deep in his left hand — allegedly by a drunken, ...
BOSTON, Mass. — EMT Tony O'Brien, a 15-year veteran of Boston EMS, recalls the moment he was bitten and scratched on his face and neck after an intoxicated female patient attacked him ...
DICKSON, Tenn. — Dickson police are looking for two subjects who attacked a Dickson County Ambulance Service paramedic after he opened a station door to administer first ...
Fire set by 2 former volunteer FFs who were "feuding" with the volunteer firefighter inside fire station
By Laura Oberle
The Island Packet
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — The Yemassee fire station and Town Hall were saved from a fire in November because of the quick actions of an off-duty ...
By Cod Satrusayang
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH
BANGKOK, Thailand — One volunteer rescue worker died when rival ambulance squads brawled on the streets of Bangkok early Monday, officials ...
How to position your hands during a search, maintain a verbal clinical assessment, and maintain a poker face if you do find a weapon
By Alan Hayes
London — Two ambulance medics were taken to hospital after an alleged assault by a patient in Hayes this morning.
The crew were injured after being ...
With buildings burning in the background, video captures intense gunfire that opened up at the Ferguson riots last night. EMS1 video producer, Ray Kemp, and his second camera operator, Matt Markivee, ...
By EMS1 Staff
FERGUSON, Mo. — With buildings burning in the background, video captured the intense gunfire during last night's civil unrest in Ferguson. EMS1 video producer, Ray ...
By Jim Salter and David A. Lieb
The Associated Press
FERGUSON, Mo. — Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass Tuesday morning after Ferguson ...
The Associated Press
FERGUSON, Mo. — A crowd gathered in Ferguson erupted in anger, throwing things at police and knocking down a barricade as a county prosecutor announced that police ...
When protests broke out across Ferguson, Mo. in response to the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, public safety agencies had no warning that was how the community would react.
EMS leaders are using their experience from the previous unrest to better plan and keep crews safe
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We can't control when stressful situations will occur, but we can control our reaction to...