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Regularly reviewing and practicing MCI skills will make sure EMS personnel are ready to act when a major incident happens
Conquer stressful calls, identify treatment challenges and pitfalls, and use technology to its best potential to save lives this summer and beyond
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Adair County Health System had set up a triage center at the Greenfield high school after much of town was destroyed
Partnership provides resources to collect aerial imagery of storm-damaged areas
Officials report multiple injuries and damage in Portage and Kalamazoo
Veterinarians play a vital role in emergency situations, not only caring for the K-9 officers, but also tending to pets affected by disaster
Prepare for the impact of extreme weather on critical infrastructure and EMS operations
First responders used watercraft to rescue and evacuate residents in Oakdale
100,000 visitors are expected to arrive in McCurtain County to watch the eclipse in April
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A $2 million grant awarded is helping to launch a program in Cambria County that will use airborne drones to bring drugs and other medical supplies to rescue scenes and help emergency responders save more lives
Tornadoes tore through several central U.S. states, flattening homes and trailers in an RV park and killing at least three people in Ohio
Storm system soaked the state a led to a state of emergency declaration for the southern coast
A second storm system moved into the state causing flooding, power outages and evacuations
Rainfall first hit Los Angeles and then moved south, trapping people in homes and vehicles
Two adults and a teenager were found outside the car, believed to be electrocuted, during the Portland storm
Kansas City first responders received nearly 70 calls for hypothermia-related issues
A Niles man lost control of his snowmobile causing it to roll over on him
Heavy rain, flooding led to 27 water rescues in Delaware County
First responders, residents of San Luis Obispo County faced flooding as high surf pounded the coast
Thousands from Virginia through New England lost power as heavy rain fell
Four adults and two children were killed in severe storms that hit in Montgomery County and north of Nashville
The body of an 11-year-old girl was recovered from the debris in Wrangell
Rescue crews found the body of a girl in an initial search and late Tuesday the bodies of two adults were found by a drone operator
Snow, fog, smoke and dust: 4 tips for operating in dangerous roadway conditions
Rescuers in Chaffee County were sent to rescue an ill-prepared hiker trapped by a snowstorm
Marin County officials make significant changes to Office of Emergency Services
Several patients experiencing headaches and dizziness at a North Whitehall childcare center were transported to area hospitals